ball and chain

Update: Netflix has announced that the streaming giant has acquired Ball and Chain, making this their second collaboration with Dwayne Johnson after the upcoming action film Red Notice. Our original article follows below.

Jungle Cruise co-stars Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt are dipping their toes into a new project. Johnson and Blunt, who play bickering romantic foils in the upcoming Disney adventure movie, will reunite in Ball and Chain, but this time as a bickering married couple who gain superpowers in a film penned by The Big Sick co-writer Emily V. Gordon.

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Backyard wrestling show

There’s an entire generation that might only know Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a movie star, but the former professional wrestler seems to be going out of his way to be involved in wrestling-adjacent projects these days. He produced and appeared in last year’s Fighting With My Family, he has a show about his early wrestling days called Young Rock in development at NBC, and now he’s teaming up with Insecure star Issa Rae to executive produce a backyard wrestling show for HBO. Read More »

A few years ago, we found out that Dwayne Johnson made a run at playing Jack Reacher in the Paramount Pictures adaptation of the recurring character from Lee Child‘s novels. Unfortunately, he got passed over for Tom Cruise, which felt a little weird since the character is supposed to be tall and buff, pretty much just like the wrestler formerly known as The Rock. Thankfully, it was a blessing in disguise, because it allowed Johnson to land a part in Fast Five, and it took his career to incredible new heights.

Below, get a little hindsight about the missed opportunity of Dwayne Johnson playing Jack Reacher from the actor himself. Read More »

Hobbs and Shaw 2

Upon its release last summer, Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw made $759 million worldwide on a reported budget of around $200 million. Those kinds of numbers usually mean that a sequel won’t be too far behind, and now star Dwayne Johnson has confirmed that Hobbs and Shaw 2 is officially in development. Flex so hard that your cast explodes and read his comment below.
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jungle cruise trailer new

It’s time yet again for Disney to turn one of their theme park rides into a big blockbuster. Jungle Cruise follows in the footsteps of the successful Pirates of the Caribbean series, taking the Jungle Cruise ride and adapting it into an action-packed, effects-filled adventure with some charismatic leads. Those leads are Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt, who play a reluctantly paired duo searching for the Tree of Life. Watch the latest Jungle Cruise trailer below.

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red notice first look

Red Notice, the very expensive Netflix movie starring Dwayne Johnson, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds, is now filming – and we have our first official look at the film courtesy of Johnson’s in-demand Instagram account. The Rock posted a behind-the-scenes look at himself wearing a tux while surrounded by a plethora of clapperboards, because Red Notice is using all the cameras, folks.

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Young Rock TV Series

During NBC’s Television Critics Association presentation, the network announced Dwayne Johnson will executive produce and star in Young Rock. Executive produced by Nanatchka Khan and Jeff Chiang, the project has been given a straight-to-series order and will follow the school years of Dwayne Johnson and even his early wrestling career. Find out more about the Young Rock TV series below. Read More »

Brie Larson's Elf on a Shelf

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this Christmas edition, Captain Marvel star Brie Larson becomes an Elf on a Shelf to help deal with some of those pesky holiday problems that bug everyone each year. Plus, the Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team partakes in their annual tradition of recreating a movie trailer, this time giving us The Santa Clause. Finally, Jumanji: The Next Level stars Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart give audiences a holiday surprise, and Saturday Night Live delivers 12 minutes of an original Christmas song. Read More »

Jumanji Thanksgiving

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, watch as the cast of Jumanji: The Next Level gets together for a little Thanksgiving feast that doesn’t quite go as smoothly as you’d think. Plus, professional skateboarder Tony Hawk reviews skateboarding scenes in movies like Back to the Future and The Amazing Spider-Man, and possible awards contenders Brad Pitt and Adam Sandler interview each other for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series. Read More »

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justice society of america black adam

After years in development, Black Adam is finally happening, with Dwayne Johnson set to play the supervillain/anti-hero and enemy to Shazam. Jaume Collet-Serra is directing the film, which is due out in 2021. And while filming hasn’t begun yet – Johnson recently said he hasn’t even done a costume fitting yet – we now have a new piece of info from the film. Namely that Black Adam will introduce the Justice Society of America.

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