Dwayne Johnson is not the name that immediately springs to mind when I think about pending biopics of country music legends. The Rock has been an action icon and a fill-in for family comedy, but for an earnest portrayal of a singer, I’d probably go elsewhere. So the news that he is planning to play Charley Pride is…unexpected. But this particular case isn’t so strange, because Charley Pride, was an athlete early in his career was a baseball player, and had a strong physical presence, if one that is a lot more restrained than The Rock’s.

Read the singer’s own thoughts about the idea, after the break. Read More »