Dwayne Johnson, also known as The Rock, is, for the first time have a role to play in the great american drama. The actor, who started his career as a wrestler, and gets the starring role in a movie about MMA fighter Mark Kerr.
In the Us Kerr is regarded as one worstelkampioen, and was also active as an MMA fighter. It was at that time considered to be one of the best fighters in the world.
Johnson was in the news Friday announced during a verrassingspersconferentie, writes Variety. Mark Kerrs story, it is amazing,” says the 47-year-old actor, the film will also be produced.
“Like everyone else, and he made the dark aspects of life. He has had problems with addiction and mental health, and to have felt the pressure to get out in front of 50,000 people at the stake for the fight to come. He has it all, endured it, but the best thing about him is that he has the courage to stand up and be turning over a new leaf.”
According to the actor, Kerr is delighted with the arrival of the new movie about his life. “I think it’s great that he gave me the story of his life, faithfully.”
Johnson is best known for action movies, and comedies such as Jumanji, the Fast & Furious-spinoff-Hobbs & Shaw, and Baywatch. In december, he appeared in Jumanji, Welcome to the jungle.