‘Young Rock’ trailer has been released and fans can’t get enought of it.
The NBC show which focuses on Dwayne Johnson’s childhood and his early years as a wrestler, was reportedly announced a year ago, back in January 2020.
The ‘Jumanji’ star took to Instagram on Sunday (January 17) where he shared the trailer for ‘Young Rock’, the upcoming comedy series that highlights his life – from his wrestling days to his rise to fame in Hollywood.
“Ladies and gents, here’s your first look at @nbcyoungrock,” he captioned the post.
Along with ‘Young Rock’ trailer, Dwayne Johnson also penned a heartfelt message to his fans, writing “I really wish my dad was around to see this one. Maaaaan he would’ve been proud.”
“And yes, I was clearly kicking puberty’s a** at 15yrs old and becoming a tequila tycoon by the time I was 10.”
The former WWE superstar added, “I can’t wait to make you and your families laugh a little and share some life lessons I’ve learned along the way. #YOUNGROCK @NBC @sevenbucksprod Hitting your living rooms FEBRUARY 16th.”
He also shared the show’s official poster that depicts all three different stages of his life, writing “Appreciate… your early buzz for our NBC comedy @nbcyoungrock about all the crazy shit that’s been my life throughout the years.”
The new trailer gives fans a glimpse at a young Dwayne Johnson played by Adrian Groulx, Bradley Constant, and Uli Latukefu. Groulx will portray Johnson at 10 years old, Constant will play Johnson as a teenager, while Latukefu plays 20-year-old Johnson, reports Collider.
The series also features Joseph Lee Anderson who will play the character of Rocky Johnson (Dwayne Johnson’s father), along with Stacey Leilua as Ata Johnson (Dwayne Johnson’s mother) and Ana Tuisila as Lia Maivia (Dwayne Johnson’s grandmother).
‘Young Rock’ is developed by Nahnatchka Khan along with The Rock, who also serves as an executive producer on the project. The NBC series is backed by Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions, Khan’s Fierce Baby Productions, and Universal Television, per Deadline.
The show premieres on NBC on February 16.