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Dwayne Johnson Set To Star In TV Comedy Based On His Life

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NBC  announced plans for an 11-episode comedy “Young Rock,” due next season that will explore the “formative years” of Dwayne Johnson.

Fresh Off the Boat creator Nahnatchka Khan will oversee the series and is co-writing the pilot with Jeff Chiang, who also writes for the show. It’s also been revealed that Johnson will be an executive producer alongside Khan for Young Rock. NBC has also ordered eleven episodes for the show.

Johnson announced the news to his fans about his new show via Instagram on Monday, January 13. He then shared his life story, “Kicked puberty’s a– by age 10. My 1st arrest by age 13. Earned full scholarship by age 18. Academic probation by age 18. Won national championship by 19. Failed to get drafted by NFL at 22. Only $7bucks in my pocket at 23. Wrestling in flea markets at 24. Rocked goofy a– fanny pack at 25 🤦🏽‍♂️.

At this time, no release date for Young Rock has been announced.

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