Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson To Star & Executive Produce New HBO Series



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WWE superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has signed on to star in and Executive Produce a new drama/comedy series for HBO, according to a report on Deadline.com.

HBO has ordered a pilot for a half-hour “dramedy” produced by and starring the former WWE Champion. The project will “chronicles the lives of athletes – some retired some still active – living in Miami,” including Johnson.

The Rock’s “Pain & Gain” co-star Mark Wahlberg and his ex-wife/manager Dani Johnson will also serve co-Executive Producers Steve Levinson (“Entourage”) will write the pilot episode.

Rock recently hinted at the project in his “Rock Talk” Twitter Q&A:

Filming is scheduled to begin this later this fall.



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