The Rock’s newest project – NFL Draft Journey

By James Caldwell, PWTorch assistant editor



December 11 – Documentaries News

“The Rock” Dwayne Johnson is set to produce a series on the Road to the NFL Draft.

Rock’s “Seven Bucks Productions” company is teaming with Left/Right and Athletes First to create a “documentary series about college football players’s intense preparation for the NFL draft,” reports Variety.

There is currently no public title for the project. It’s also unclear how the series will be distributed to audiences.

“As a former high school All-American football player and collegiate National Champion at University of Miami, I know how determined and relentlessly hard these athletes work and we’re inspired to share their stories. This series will show the commitment and heart required to achieve your dreams,” said Johnson in a press release.

December 9 – Movies News

– The Rock is attached to a new action movie through New Line Cinema. The untitled movie project is being fast-tracked to production, reports Rock commented on the movie news via Twitter.

December 4 – TV News

“The Rock” Dwayne Johnson’s production company has a new TV show in the works. They also have a network partner in the form of Fuse TV, which has greenlit an eight-episode series on marching bands.

Rock’s “Seven Bucks Productions” is filming the new series titled “Hard Corps” focusing on marching band competition. Production began in November and will run through August 2016 when a world championship is held in Indianapolis.

The series will mainly focus on two all-star teams from Pennsylvania and Northern California.

“The entertainers have incredible tenacity, drive, and a hardcore commitment to excellence. Viewers will be on the edge of their seats seeing who comes out on top.” Johnson said in Thursday’s  announcement.

Dany Garcia, Johnson’s ex-wife/business partner at Seven Bucks, added: “At Seven Bucks we are passionate about shining a light on the hardworking and the talented. This group of performers fall into both of those categories.”

The news was reported by Deadline and Variety within the entertainment industry.

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