Dwayne Johnson Will Be Rockin’ The Set Of New HBO Series

Dwayne Johnson has been putting in more work than anybody in the entertainment industry. Johnson has Hollywood in a vice grip, and the WWE under his thumb. Now he has his sights set on conquering the small screen for the first time in his career. According to The Hollywood ReporterJohnson will also be filming an HBO series pilot this fall. Johnson will be pairing up with The Other Guys and Pain & Gain co-star Mark Wahlberg for a series revolving around retired athletes living in Miami.

The pilot marks Johnson's latest small-screen effort. In June, he'll host TNT's reality competition series The Hero, in which 10 people live in a house and participate in various missions that test their brains, brawn and even their morality. The HBO vehicle, should it go to series, would mark his first small-screen series regular role following features The Mummy Returns, The Scorpion King, G.I. Joe: Retaliation and countless others.

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