Years ago, Hollywood took a gamble on Dwayne Johnson, and he has now proven himself to be quite the rock for these studios. San Andreas has helped Warner Bros reach $1 billion for the year, and it was done in record time. Furious 7 helped Universal pull off the exact same feat. Johnson should have no issues with getting future films.
June 28, 2015
While fans would absolutely love to see the dream match between Steve Austin and Brock Lesnar at Wrestlemania, Paul Heyman confessed that there is zero chance of that happening. He stated that Austin has a plethora of reasons why he would not sign that deal with WWE, but he did not provide any details on any of those reasons.
June 10, 2015
The world is about to see if Dwayne Johnson can be a better producer and promoter than Vince McMahon. An official announcement has been jointly made by Seven Bucks Productions and Spike TV, and it states that Johnson and his team will be producing a show to entertain the troops that are overseas. It is called Rock the Troops, and it will be similar to Tribute to the Troops, except that instead of professional wrestlers, you get other celebrities.
June 7, 2015
During a recent interview, Sabu discussed his rocky relationship with Paul Heyman. Even though he does not like his former boss on a personal level, he feels that Heyman has one of the brightest minds in the entire professional wrestling industry. The man legally known as Terry Brunk stated that the reason why Vince McMahon keeps Heyman around is because he is deathly afraid of Heyman going off and helping out one of the competitors.
June 2, 2015
There is a reason why Brock Lesnar has been paid the big bucks by WWE and UFC over the years. He simply is a master of generating interest in a product through the use of his ridiculous athleticism and power. Shortly after the company announced that he would be doing a live appearance in Japan, the event has now been sold out. Fans in Tokyo flocked to get tickets because it is rare that they get to see Lesnar wrestle in person.
May 31, 2015
During a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, The Rock revealed that he still keeps in touch with Triple H via text messages. He stated that the two of them are discussing a potential match against one another at Wrestlemania next year. They both want to break the record since it will be in the gigantic AT&T Stadium in Dallas. Dwayne Johnson stated that he is not opposed to the idea if they can come up with something that will be great.
May 19, 2015
It is being said that Dana White was not initially comfortable with the idea of Ronda Rousey doing an in ring segment at Wrestlemania. Reports have now surfaced that The Rock played a big part in convincing the UFC president that it would not be nearly as bad as he thought it would be. WWE is hoping that Dwayne Johnson can do a bit more convincing because they want permission for Ronda to work an actual match next year.
April 15, 2015
It looks like the relationship between The Rock and UFC star Ronda Rousey has grown a bit closer. Not only are the two of them represented by agent Brad Slater, they are now managed by the same business manager. Rousey recently hired Dany Garcia to manage her business affairs. For those that do not know, she is the ex wife and current business manager of Dwayne Johnson. Lots of connection between the two of them now.
April 9, 2015