The biographical comedy series about the life of star Dwayne Johnson, titled ‘Young Rock’, is heading towards the end of its season, and new footage of the production’s penultimate chapter has been released.
The photos spotlight Dennis Erickson, the victorious coach of the University of Miami football team, who is assisting Johnson in his college career and advising him in his dreams about a possible future in the NFL.
The character in question is played by Luke Hemsworth and the material was shared exclusively by EW magazine.
YOUNG ROCK – “Good vs. Great ”Episode 110 – Pictured: (lr) – (Photo By: Mark Taylor / NBC)YOUNG ROCK – “Good vs. Great ”Episode 110 – Pictured: (lr) – (Photo By: Mark Taylor / NBC)YOUNG ROCK – “Good vs. Great ”Episode 110 – Pictured: (lr) – (Photo By: Mark Taylor / NBC)
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 success with audiences and critics through his official Twitter account.
While sharing the review aggregator post that highlights the series’ 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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