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Dwayne Johnson (born 02.05.1972) Dwayne Johnson is a WWE wrestler (known in the ring as The Rock) and actor. Dwayne Johnson: Childhood Dwayne Johnson was born in Hayward, California. His parents are Ata Johnson and Rocky Johnson, also a professional wrestler. He lived in Auckland, New Zealand for a while and attended Richmond Road Primary School before returning to the US where he attended President William McKinley High School in Honolulu, Hawaii. The family then moved to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where he attended Freedom High School and became a member of the football, track and field and wrestling teams. He later got a scholarship from the University of Miami to play football and graduated with a Bachelor of General Studies degree in criminology and physiology. In 1991, he was on the Miami Hurricanes' national championship team and later joined the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League in 1995. Dwayne Johnson: Wrestling career Dwayne Johnson is from a family full of professional wrestlers. He first tried out for WWF (World Wrestling Federation) in 1996 defeating The Brooklyn Brawler under his real name. He soon signed a contract with them after co-winning the USWA World Tag Team Championship as Flex Kavana. He became Rocky Maivia (a cross between his father and his grandfather's ring names) and was hailed as WWF's first third-generation wrestler. He made his WWF debut at Survivor Series in an eight-man elimination tag match and was the last man standing. In 1997, he won the WWF Intercontinental Championship but he was often disliked by his audiences. He then lost the Championship to Owen Hart and became The Rock and then formed a stable known as 'The Nation of Domination' alongside Faarooq, D'Lo Brown and Kama but in 1998 The Rock usurped Faarooq's title as the stable leader which sparked a feud. The Rock has defended his Intercontinental title against Stone Cold Steve Austin, Faarooq and Triple H before becoming a contender for the WWF Championship title after defeating Ken Shamrock and Mankind in a cage fight. Another feud in The Nation soon ended the stable. He soon gained popularity and dubbed himself 'The People's Champion'. He then feuded with promoter Vince McMahon and thus fought and defeated his associate Mankind. He then allied with Vince and became a part of their stable The Corporation. The WWF Championship title was switched between him and Mankind for some time. The Rock then lost it to Steve Austin at WrestleMania XV. He and Mankind allied after challenging WWF Tag Team Champions The Undertaker and The Big Show and subsequently won that title. As well as Mankind, The Rock has defended the Championship title against Kurt Angle, Triple H and Steve Austin. In 2000, The Big Show and The Rock had a Royal Rumble match. The Rock was announced as the winner but The Big Show demanded a rematch (which he won) after revealing footage proving that The Rock didn't win. In 2001, The Rock lost the Championship title to Austin at WrestleMania X-Seven and was later suspended after a match where Triple H intervened with a sledgehammer. When he returned, The Rock won the WCW Championship but the title was juggled over the next months with Chris Jericho. At the end of the year, he took another break from wrestling. On his second return, he won his record-breaking seventh WWF Championship title but lost it (and the record for the youngest WWE Champion) to Lesnar. He yet again took another hiatus. The Rock returned in 2003 to criticize Hulk Hogan and admit that WWE was no longer a major priority with his acting career taking off. He failed to win number one contendership for the World Heavyweight Championship before beating Steve Austin in a match that turned out to be Austin's last and their long-standing feud ended. The Rock took another hiatus after being defeated by Bill Goldberg but made various occasional returns. In 2004, he announced that his contract with WWE was over but he would continue to use his wrestling name. In 2008, he inducted his father Rocky Johnson and his grandfather Peter Maivia into the WWE Hall of Fame. In 2011 he was revealed as the host of WrestleMania XXVII. During a promo, he called John Cena a 'big fat bowl of Fruity Pebbles'. The pair had feuded on Twitter and eventually had a live slanging match before Wrestlemania XXVII after which John Cena performed his Attitude Adjustment move on him. At WrestleMania, The Rock took revenge by using Rock Bottom on Cena. Cena later challenged him to a match at WrestleMania XXVIII in 2012. However, the pair ended up becoming Tag Team partners against Awesome Truth - a match which ended with The Rock giving Cena a Rock Bottom. At WrestleMania XXVIII, The Rock finally faced Cena. He won but praised Cena for his efforts and became determined to become WWE Champion again - a title which was then held by CM Punk. In 2013, The Rock defeated CM Punk and won his eighth WWE Championship. Dwayne Johnson: Acting career Dwayne Johnson appeared in the video and featured his vocals in the 2000 Wyclef Jean single 'It Doesn't Matter'. His first TV acting roles include appearances on 'Star Trek: Voyager' and on 'That '70s Show'. He has also appeared in Disney Channel shows 'Cory in the House' and 'Wizards of Waverly Place'. His film debut came with his character as The Scorpian King in 'The Mummy Returns' - a role which he reprised as the title character in the movie's sequel. His other movies include 'The Game Plan', 'Get Smart', 'Race To Witch Mountain', 'Planet 51' as well as taking the title role in 2010's 'Tooth Fairy'. In 2011, he appeared in Fast and Furious movie 'Fast Five'; his biggest movie to date grossing $86 million in its first weekend. In 2012, he appeared in 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island' as well as 'Snitch' in 2013. 2013 sees him star in 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation', ' Fast Six' and 'Pain & Gain'.
The actor explained how the influence should make the film "very funny".
Back in 1995, Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst led a stellar cast in 'Jumanji', where two kids found a magical board game and brought the dangerous world of the jungle it harboured straight into their real lives. Now, the franchise is set to make a comeback with an all new cast and premise, as Jumanji turns into a video game and the players are told, 'Welcome To The Jungle'.
Dwayne Johnson leads the new 'Jumanji' film, set for release in December
Once again, teenagers discover the game Jumanji, but in the new film, they'll find it on an old video game system. This time round however, instead of the world of Jumanji being brought to them, they will be literally drawn into the game's setting and become the adult avatars that they chose on the game's load-up screen.
A private citizen filed a 'NOT authorised' campaign committee with the FEC at the weekend, opening up the possibility of momentum building behind The Rock
It may have started as a flippant remark, but it seems as though there’s now actually an effort to get Hollywood star Dwayne Johnson’s rumoured political career underway, with reports that an official campaign committee has been filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Wrestler-turned-actor Johnson, the star of the Fast and Furious franchise as well as dozens of other Hollywood action blockbusters, previously made an off-the-cuff comment about possibly running for President, before offering a serious critique of current president Donald Trump’s style of governing.
However, forms filed with the FEC by private citizen Kenton Tilford of West Virginia on Sunday (July 9th) under the campaign name ‘Run The Rock 2020’ now seem to open up the possibility of momentum gathering behind Johnson’s political hopes.
Continue reading: Campaign To Get Dwayne Johnson Elected President Filed With FEC
It's been over twenty years since the release of the award-winning family adventure starring Robin Williams, and now Jumanji is back with an all new game - and this time, it's gone to console.
Spencer (Alex Wolff), Bethany (Madison Iseman), Fridge (Ser'Darius Blain) and Martha (Morgan Turner) are four high school kids who could not be more different from each other. Spencer's a big time geek and serious gamer, Bethany's super popular, Fridge is a jock and Martha's a bit of a social outcast. Somehow, however, they find themselves all in the same detention, and are forced to spend time with each other while cleaning out the basement.
Of course, this isn't the bonding exercise they would have expected. Pretty soon they come across a super retro computer console with a game on it called Jumanji. Bored out of their minds, they decide to play together, picking characters at random. As you can probably predict, they get sucked into the reality of the game and find themselves in the bodies of their adult avatars in the middle of a jungle.
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Baywatch has just been released
A film adaptation of the iconic 1990s TV series Baywatch has been in the works for years, and it's finally here, with Dwayne Johnson assuming the red trunks to play Mitch Buchanan, David Hasselhoff's character in the show (with the Hoff himself appearing in a cameo as his mentor). Johnson says that turning the series into a film allowed them to emphasise what made the show so hugely popular.
"Baywatch is all about gratuitous boobs, bums and abs," Johnson laughs. "We worked hard to make sure the flesh quota was high. And we are far dirtier than the show ever was! Obviously the show was a family show on at family time of day, but in the movie we could be dirtier. Actually, I think people are going to be shocked that Baywatch has got dirty, but there are a lot of laughs. Plot was important - don't get me wrong! But so was sorting out our slow-motion runs."
Continue reading: Dwayne Johnson Inspired Zac Efron
Clearly, it's a risky proposition adapting a cheesy vintage TV series for the big screen: this is the second one that's gone awry this year, after CHiPs. But it doesn't have to be like this. Lively movie versions of Charlie's Angels and 21 Jump Street proved that with inventive writing, snarky performances and deranged energy, the result can be thoroughly entertaining. Sadly, this movie falls back on cheap jokes that simply aren't that funny. Fans of Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron will still have a good time - they're both unstoppably engaging - but the truth is that this simply isn't good enough.
We're back in Emerald Bay, where the beefy hotshot Mitch (Johnson) heads up the lifeguard crew with babes Stephanie and CJ (Ildenesh Hadera and Kelly Rohrbach). And now they're training up three new recruits: fallen Olympic swimming champ Matt (Efron), feisty hottie Summer (Alexandra Daddario) and pudgy geek Ronnie (Jon Bass). Meanwhile, as various crimes and calamities strike the beach, Mitch decides to investigate everything himself without the help of the local police. And as he becomes convinced that resort owner Victoria (Priyanka Chopra) is involved in bribery, extortion, drug running and murder, he sends his lifeguards undercover to catch her. Which of course is just a bit beyond what they were trained to do.
Continue reading: Baywatch Review
Producer Beau Flynn says they are bringing back 'Baywatch' writers for a sequel.
'Baywatch' might have received quite the beating from film critics and audiences alike, but that hasn't stopped the production team from mapping out a whole new story for a sequel already. The entire cast is expected to return, though there's not word yet on whether director Seth Gordon will be involved again.
Dwayne Johnson at 'Baywatch' premiere
According to one producer, they've already brought back the screenwriters from the first movie and are quite sure they'll be able to get the cast back on board too, who include Dwayne Johnson, Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and Priyanka Chopra.
Continue reading: 'Baywatch' Sequel Already In The Works
'Baywatch' stars some seriously amazing women.
Let's be honest; 'Baywatch' wouldn't be 'Baywatch' without the eye-candy and the new movie is no exception. Not only does it have Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron in lead roles, there's also some of Hollywood's most beautiful women including Alexandra Daddario and Kelly Rohrbach.
The cast of 'Baywatch'
Rohrbach plays this generation's Pamela Anderson (or C.J. Parker), with the real Pamela playing her mother. Alexandra is the super sporty and brainy Summer Quinn while the sensational Priyanka Chopra plays the 'deliciously evil' (her words, not ours) Victoria Leeds.
Continue reading: Dwayne Johnson On The 'Relentlessly Sexy' Female Cast Of 'Baywatch'
Guests at Paramount Pictures' World Premiere of 'Baywatch' on the beach in Lummus Park Ocean Drive & 7th ST. - Miami Beach, Florida, United States - Saturday 13th May 2017
Johnson revealed in a new interview for GQ that he has ambitions to run for political office one day.
In an era when total political outsiders can take the highest office in the land, many have reasoned that if Donald Trump can become president of the United States, why can’t somebody genuinely popular do the same, like Dwayne Johnson?
The 45 year old Fast and Furious star, nicknamed ‘The Rock’, stayed schtum when asked who he would be endorsing in last year’s presidential election, and The Washington Post suggested that he could be a considerable force if he ever decided to switch careers and run for political office.
Now, the actor has opened up in a new interview with GQ magazine that he does indeed have political aspirations, saying that a White House run was “a real possibility”.
Continue reading: Dwayne Johnson Says Political Career Is "A Real Possibility"
There is no better lifeguard team out there than that of Los Angeles' Baywatch. However, they are seriously losing money and in order to boost their brand, a PR executive encourages them to get some fresh blood on the team. Matt Brody may have landed two gold medals in the field, but that doesn't guarantee he'll be right for the squad. He's far from an impressive addition in the eyes of Mitch Buchanan; he may be prettier, but he hasn't got the brains or the brawn to match up to him. Matt thinks the job is just about educating people on sunburn and stopping them from drowning, but when it becomes clear that there's a drug ring in the area and a body subsequently washes up on the beach, their job gets a whole lot more complicated. Yeah, they should probably leave it to the police, but instead they decide on an unauthorised undercover sting operation instead. Maybe thrill-seeking Matt can teach Mitch and the team a thing or two about living life on the edge. Or maybe he'll just run like hell.
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The film will be based on the retro video game of the same name.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is one of the hottest properties in the world of Hollywood today. Recently starring in 'The Fate of the Furious', aka 'Fast & Furious 8', and leading the upcoming 'Baywatch' big screen release alongside Zac Efron, he's had one of the busiest work schedules as of late, which shows no signs of slowing down.
Dwayne Johnson is heading up the upcoming movie
One of his upcoming projects for example is a live action adaptation of the retro video game 'Rampage', which saw huge monsters such as a rat and a gorilla stomping through cities, destroying everything in their path without much of an explanation as to why. It sounds awful and, to be fair, the game wasn't anything special, but Johnson will be bringing the game to the big screen in any case.
Continue reading: Dwayne Johnson Reveals 'Rampage' Movie Details
Date of birth
2nd May, 1972
RT @JayWalkr: Ladies and gentlemen, we finally know what @TheRock was cooking. https://t.co/UfZspiPzlU
@JayWalkr Haha great original question man 🤙🏾
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