Firstly, Johnson formally asked Garcia, a business and finance executive who had already been immersed in his work life for much of his career, to take over his management.Secondly, they dropped the Creative Arts Agency (CAA) and joined WME.Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was born into a professional wrestling family in 1972.An injury ended his college football career, so he entered the ring with the Word Wrestling Federation.Behind Johnson is a 15-strong team at Los Angeles-based talent agency William Morris Endeavor (WME) working solely on his interests.Leading the charge is a woman who he counts not only as his long-time manager, but one of his closest confidantes and his producing partner: Dany Garcia.Director Brad Peyton has already revealed that the film will be "a lot more emotional, a lot scarier and a lot more real than you'd expect," so we'll see how the story for this one evolves as time goes on.Release date: April 20, 2018 , director Rawson Marshall Thurber mentioned a pitch he had for a Dwayne Johnson action pic that would cast the hulking lead as a retired FBI badass who now assesses security levels in very tall buildings.
It was Garcia who helped revitalize his flagging career amid a rut of ill-advised family-oriented films that saw Johnson, at his lowest ebb, don a pink tutu in 2010 fantasy comedy .Release date: May 19, 2017 More information , planned. It's a sequel, and a continuation, that will use video games to update the story. Release date: December 22, 2017 More information Until recently, this one felt further off and like more of a pipe dream The Rock still wanted to bring to the big screen, if and when he found the time.Technology likely will have to catch up to Johnson's imagination to pull this one off, but at least movie would have The Rock defending the city against this onslaught.even the ones that have just been announced and are still wading though different forms of development. which can come from violence (it's going to have a criminal element to it) but likely will come from the language and humor.So long as it's funny, and given the Rock's increasing sense of humor and confidence as an on-screen comedian, we're feeling optimistic.Sorry Jumanji fans, your'e going to have to wait a wee bit longer to get a look at the reboot of the 1990s classic.The new film – starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Doctor Who's very own Karen Gillan – was originally slated for a July 2017 release but has been pushed back several months to Christmas because, in the words of, er, Dwanta Claus, "we realised we "Right down Dwanta Claus lane.." Excited to share this great news: CHRISTMAS of 2017 comes early for our #JUMANJI SEQUEL. And certainly not his ample social media presence through which he entertains 130 million followers with pictures of his dog Hobbs and videos of his baby daughter Jasmine.As Herculean as he is in stature, no one man—not even Johnson—can achieve elusive membership into Hollywood’s upper echelon of top earners on his own.We were always slated to be released summer of 2017, but after months of shooting and editing our movie together, we realized we have a big family franchise on our hands, that's full of Christmas wish fulfillment, fun and heart.Like so many of us, it's my FAVORITE time of the year and I LUV delivering holiday entertainment. #jumanjimovie A photo posted by Karen Gillan (@karengillanofficial) on Nov 5, 2016 at am PDT Jumanji hasn't been without its share of controversy during production after a photo shared by Johnson attracted criticism for the clothes – or lack of – worn by Gillan.Beyond that, he has attached his name to various projects, all of which sound like they will keep the one-time wrestler and current big-screen phenom in the blockbuster business for years.Because we know that you love The Rock as much as we love The Rock, we've documented the actor's next films... cast, this new comedy is going to be pushing the hard-R rating...From MOANA this Thanksgiving, to ROCK THE TROOPS this Christmas, to JUMANJI next Christmas! Both stars defended the costume choice, assuring fans "there is a reason" for the skimpy outfit.