Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson shares his own origin story with teaser for Young Rock.
the Hobbs and Shaw and Jumanji The star shared a preview of her upcoming NBC series that will highlight her story – from her wrestling days to her rise in Hollywood. The brief teaser gives fans a look at Adrian Groulx and Bradley Constant as Rock’s youngest at 10 and 15, respectively.
“Ladies and gentlemen, here is your first look at @nbcyoungrock,” Johnson wrote on Instagram. “I really wish my dad was there to see this one. Maaaaan, he would have been proud.
While the First Look teases Johnson’s high school years and childhood, it also gives fans a taste of the characters and characters who helped the athlete-turned-actor rise to fame, including his father, Rocky Johnson (played by Joseph Lee Anderson).
While Young Rock takes viewers into the actor’s past, he also plans his future, including his tequila business.
“I was clearly kicking my ass from puberty at 15 and becoming a tequila mogul at age 10,” Johnson added. “I can’t wait to make you and your families laugh a little bit and share some life lessons I’ve learned along the way.”
Young Rock will premiere on NBC on February 16. The pilot was co-written by Nahnatchka Khan and Fresh off the boat co-executive producer Jeff Chiang.The series is produced by Universal Television, Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions and Khan’s Fierce Baby Productions. Executive producers are Chiang, Khan and Jennifer Carreras of Fierce Baby and Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia and Brian Gewirtz of Severn Bucks.
See the teaser below.