Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson To Star In New NBC Comedy About His Life

Dwayne Johnson will star in a new NBC comedy based on his life
January 12, 2020 - 12:30 / Sarah Schulz

Dwayne Johnson has had one of the most interesting and successful careers. Now NBC has picked up a new comedy starring 'The Rock' about his own life! 

Dwayne Johnson will star in a new comedy on NBC about his life: "The Peacock has given a straight-to-series order to Young Rock, based on Dwayne Johnson‘s life. The series will track the WWE star-turned-movie star’s formative years, with Johnson slated to appear in every episode of the series," according to EW.

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Dwayne Johnson will be executive producer

Johnson already has a relationship with NBC as he was host and executive producer for the competition series The Titan Games, which launched last year. 'The Rock' will also be an executive producer for his new series which has be ordered for 11 episodes.

Dwayne Johnson attends the photocall of "Jumanji : Next Level" film at le Grand Rex on December 03, 2019
Dwayne Johnson attends the photocall of Jumanji : Next Level film at le Grand Rex on December 03, 2019

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Directing Young Rock will be the creator of Fresh Off The Boat, Nahnatchka Khan, who will also be co-writing the pilot with Jeff Chiang. More details about the upcoming series are expected to be released in the coming months. Stay tuned!