On his Instagram profile, Dwayne Johnson shared a preview of the first episode of “ Young Rock, ” a series that follows the star’s youth to stardom.
The video pokes fun at Johnson’s iconic look in the 1990s, when he posed for a photo wearing a black sweater with a striking silver chain on top, as well as a clutch around his waist.
During the episode, Uli Latukefu, who plays 18-20-year-old Johnson, had the opportunity to dress up the ensemble and replicate the comedic moment.
In the caption, Johnson joked, saying:
“Everything was edible in my pocket.”
Recalling that the NBC series debuted on the last 16 and has already won 91% approval on Rotten Tomatoes.
And Johnson, creator of the production, celebrated the huge public and critical success through his official Twitter account.
While sharing the review aggregator post that highlights the show’s seal of certification, The Rock reflected on the achievement, showing his gratitude to everyone involved.
“Wow, 91%, with the certification stamp. A big thank you to all of you and your families for listening and loving Young Rock ”.
Wow 91% #CertifiedFresh 🥂🙏🏾
A huge MAHALO to all of you and your families for listening and loving #YoungRock
Tuesday on @NBC !!! https://t.co/mjVq2N6u2z
– Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) February 18, 2021
The first season will consist of 11 episodes.
Read the official synopsis:
“Young Rock” focuses on different chapters in Dwayne Johnson’s life. From growing up in a strong, resilient family, to being surrounded by the wild characters of its pro wrestling community, to football at the University of Miami, the series will explore the crazy roller coaster that made Dwayne the man he was. he is today, still with the great characters he has met along the way.
Joseph Lee Anderson, Stacey Leilua, Adrian Groulx, Bradley Constant, Uli Latukefu, Ana Tuisila, Fasitua Amosa and John Tui also round out the series.
“Young Rock” is produced by Universal Television, a division of Universal Studio Group.
Nahnatchka Khan (‘Fresh Off the Boat’) signs the script for the series, in addition to assuming the role of executive producer, alongside Johnson, Jeff Chiang, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz and Jennifer Carreras.
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