Dwayne Johnson has taken to his social media to announce the main cast of NBC's comedy Young Rock.
Meet the cast who will play Johnson's younger years in life and the family that raised him into the star he is today. The series is set to premiere in 2021 and will center around the important, transformative years of Johnson growing up.
Adrian Groulx as 10-year-old Dwayne (Dewey) Johnson
Adrian Groulx will star as the sweet, bold and strong-willed 10-year-old Johnson also known as Dewey.
Bradley Constant as 15-year-old Dwayne Johnson
Bradley Constant will star as the 15-year-old Johnson who's trying his best to fit in and be a normal teenager while also beating puberty.
Uli Latukefu as 20-year-old Dwayne Johnson
Uli Latukefu will star as the 20-year-old Johnson who was recruited to play football on a scholarship at the University of Miami. Johnson posted:
"Playing at THE U - these years were some of my most defining. The highs are incredible, but the lows were critical. 275lbs of upper body violence, attitude and clearly eating too much pizza."
Joseph Lee Anderson as Rocky Johnson
Joseph Lee Anderson will star as Rocky Johnson who was a charming and inspirational father.
Stacey Leilua as Ata Johnson
Stacey Leilua will star as Dwayne's mother Ata Johnson who is strong, positive and a cancer survivor.
Ana Tuisila as Lia Maivia
Rounding out the cast is Ana Tuisila who will star as Lia Maivia- a tough yet heartwarming grandmother. Mavia was also the first woman promoter for pro wrestling.
Nahnatchka Khao and Jeff Chiang co-wrote the pilot and are executive producers along with Johnson under his Seven Bucks Productions. Among the executive producers are Seven Bucks' Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, and Brian Gewirtz, as well as Jennifer Carreras of Khan's Fierce Baby Productions. Universal Television, where Khan is under an overall deal, will serve as the studio. Jeffrey Walker serves as producer, director and co-executive producer.
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