«Young Rock» – every legend has a beginning

«Young Rock» is an upcoming American sitcom television series based upon the life of professional wrestler and actor Dwayne Johnson. The series is created by Nahnatchka Khan and Jeff Chiang and is set to premiere on NBC on February 16, 2021.

Every legend has a beginning. Dwayne «The Rock» Johnson stars in a larger-than-life family comedy based on outrageous stories of his youth. This coming-of-age journey highlights the unforgettable moments and incredible relationships that took Dwayne from ordinary kid to extraordinary superstar – revealing he’s more like us than we know.

Casting: three different actors were cast to play Johnson at three different ages from his youth. Bradley Constant was cast as 15-year-old Johnson, Uli Latukefu as 18-20-year-old Johnson, Adrian Groulx as 10-year-old Johnson, Stacey Leilua as Johnson’s mother, Ata Johnson, Joseph Lee Anderson as Johnson’s father, Rocky Johnson, and Ana Tuisila as Johnson’s grandmother, Lia Maivia.