Dwayne Johnson

Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith, Tom Cruise and More Top Highest-Paid Actors of 2015 List

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by Britt Hayes 11 hours ago
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It should hardly come as a surprise that guys like Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith and Tom Cruise are among the highest-paid actors in the world. For his part, Downey Jr. is one of the biggest stars in the biggest movie franchise, while Cruise churns out one blockbuster after another, and the very presence of Smith commands huge box office returns. Predictability aside, there are some surprises on this year’s list of the highest-paid actors in the world.

Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Baywatch’ Movie Hires ‘Horrible Bosses’ Director

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by Britt Hayes July 24, 2015 @ 5:21 PM
Paramount
It’s a big week for Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming projects, as two have now secured directors. The other day we learned that Johnson will reunite with his San Andreas director for Rampage (based on the classic arcade game), and now another Johnson project based on a classic property has snagged a director, too.

Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Rampage’ Movie Picks Up ‘San Andreas’ Director

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by Britt Hayes July 22, 2015 @ 6:18 PM
Universal
As we reported last month, Dwayne Johnson is set to star in the long-gestating Rampage, reuniting with his San Andreas producer for the adaptation of the classic arcade game. It looks as though that’s not the only San Andreas reunion happening for the project, as New Line has hired director Brad Peyton to helm the film.

The Rock Is a Dancing Daisy in SNL’s Wonderful Unaired Sketch

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by Britt Hayes July 14, 2015 @ 8:40 PM
NBC
Dwayne Johnson hosted the best episode of SNL’s 40th season (this may be debatable in your mind, but not mine), bringing his seemingly effortless blend of comedic timing and charisma to the stage in a series of sketches that were relentlessly funny. SNL had plenty of material to choose from when it came to airtime, so the fact that one of these great sketches went unaired is hardly surprising.

Dwayne Johnson’s HBO ‘Ballers’ Renewed for Season 2

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by Kevin Fitzpatrick July 13, 2015 @ 1:01 PM
HBO
If there’s one thing any TV network worth their salt would realize, it’s not to let go of talent like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, no matter the project. Hence, despite moderate reviews, Johnson will officially return to the Stephen Levinson-adapted Ballers for Season 2 in 2016.

What to Expect From the ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Comic-Con Panel

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by Matt Singer July 6, 2015 @ 10:42 AM
Warner Bros.
Faster than a speeding bullet, Comic-Con is upon once again. The biggest, nerdiest party in the world kicks off on Wednesday in San Diego and, yes, Team ScreenCrush will be on hand to cover it all. With Marvel, Sony, and Paramount, all sitting out this year’s big geek bash, the clear #1 panel to anticipate is Warner Bros. Saturday morning showcase of their upcoming slate. The presentation will include clips from the new live-action Pan starring Hugh Jackman, and the movie version of the ’60s spy series The Man From U.N.C.L.E. But the star attraction is unquestionably an appearance by Zack Snyder and the stars of next spring’s hotly anticipated Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

Dwayne Johnson Got a Fan Letter From Steven Spielberg

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by Britt Hayes June 29, 2015 @ 7:27 PM
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Who doesn’t love Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson? The guy is the embodiment of charisma with his dashing smile, heroic good looks and his excellent comedic timing. From kicking bad guy butt in action films to hosting what was probably the best episode of SNL this past season, Johnson is always captivating to watch. As it turns out, not only are we lowly, average humans big fans of The Rock, but so is Steven Spielberg.

Dwayne Johnson Reveals ‘Central Intelligence’ First Look, Describes Character’s ‘Big’ Inspiration

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by Britt Hayes June 8, 2015 @ 6:14 PM
Warner Bros.
Casting Dwayne Johnson or Kevin Hart in a movie is a surefire way of guaranteeing butts in theater seats. But what happens when you cast both of them in the same movie? We’ll find out soon enough when the new action comedy Central Intelligence arrives in theaters, but until then, enjoy your first sneak peek at the film courtesy of Johnson himself.

Dwayne Johnson Joins ‘Big Trouble in Little China’ Remake

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by Britt Hayes June 1, 2015 @ 5:20 PM
Universal
If ever there was a remake that’s perfect for Dwayne Johnson, Big Trouble in Little China is it. The actor also sometimes known as The Rock has come on board to star in and produce the remake of John Carpenter’s classic action flick, stepping into the role originated by another iconic action star and Johnson’s Furious 7 co-star — Kurt Russell.