Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson will star in a new comedy series on NBC inspired by his life.
‘Young Rock’ is an 11-episode NBC from former Former ‘Fresh Off the Boat’ showrunner Nahnatchka Khan.
Dwayne Johnson will appear in every episode of the single-comedy series, and will be based around Johnson’s younger years.
According to TVLine, Nahnatchka Khan co-wrote the pilot with Jeff Chiang. The two will servce as Executive Producers alongside Dwayne Johnson, his former wife and business partner Dany Garcia, former WWE writer Brian Gewirtz, Jennifer Carreras and Hiram Garcia.
The news was first revealed during the Television Critics Association press tour Saturday. NBC Entertainment chairman Paul Telegdy attempted to Facetime Dwayne Johnson on stage, but technical issues prevented that from happening, .
Details on when the show will air have yet to be revealed.