Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gives fans a taste of his humor and extraordinary rise to superstardom in new teaser for NBC’s Young Rock
From his days as an awkward youngster and a promising career in professional football, to his life as a championship wrestler and an A-list action star.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson has had quite the rise to fame and fortune, and his formidable years are now being chronicled with a heavy dose of humor in the new sitcom series, Young Rock, on NBC.
And on Saturday, he gave his fans a glimpse at the upcoming series with Adrian Groulx playing him as a 10-year-old; Bradley Constant steps in as his 15 years old version; and Uli Latukefu plays his 18 to 20-year-old self.
A taste: Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson shared a teaser of his upcoming sitcom — Young Rock — which chronicles his early years before fame and fortune
‘Ladies and gents, here’s your first look at @nbcyoungrock,’ he began in the caption of the teaser.
Young Rock takes viewers on a journey of his humble beginnings as a school boy that cleverly gives a nod and a wink to his future endeavors that includes his venture into the tequila business.
‘I really wish my dad was around to see this one. Maaaaan he would’ve been proud. And yes, I was clearly kicking puberty’s a** at 15yrs old and becoming a tequila tycoon by the time I was 10.’
With obvious excitement in his voice, he added, ‘I can’t wait to make you and your families laugh a little and share some life lessons I’ve learned along the way.’
Endearing: The Rock’s teaser also included a dose of his infectious humor and personality
Self-deprecating: ‘Every hero has an origin story, but not a full mustache at age 15,’ the narrator begins as clips of the actor’s action her exploits are shown.
The Rock actors: Adrian Groulx plays the 10-year-old Rock; Bradley Constant portrays the 15-year-old version of star, and Uli Latukefu steps in as his 18-20-year-old self
‘Every hero has an origin story, but not a full mustache at age 15,’ the narrator begins as clips of the actor’s action hero exploits are shown.
The teaser then transitions to shots of Bradley Constant playing the aspiring star in high school: ‘It’s The Rock’s true life story… from then to now,’
‘When you dream big — the sky’s the limit.’
Role models: Fans meet some of the vital people who helped inspire and shape The Rock’s mind and body before he became a global star
Dream big: ‘When you dream big — the sky’s the limit,’ is one of The Rock’s mantras
How it began: The actor’s life in middle school and high school are depicted
The teaser also gives fans a look at some of the vital people who helped inspire and shape his mind and body into the athlete-turned movie-star-turned entrepreneur, which includes his father Rocky Johnson, who’s played by Joseph Lee Anderson.
Stacey Leilua plays his mother Ata Johnson.
According to Deadline, Johnson will ‘appear in each episode’ of the series.
Young Rock is set to premiere on NBC February 16, 2021.
His take: According to Deadline , Johnson will ‘appear in each episode’ of the series
Laughs coming: Young Rock is set to premiere on NBC February 16, 2021