Dwayne Johnson's 'Relentless' Response to Hollywood Walk of Fame Induction

07 December, 2017, 07:12 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
  • Dwayne Johnson's 'Relentless' Response to Hollywood Walk of Fame Induction

The Hollywood Walk of Fame should be called The Rock of Fame on December 13, because Dwayne Johnson is getting his own star.

The pro-wrestler-turned-actor will be honoured in the motion picture category for his status as global blockbuster heavyweight.

"Everyone loves Dwayne Johnson! We envision scores of photos being taken at his star by his fans", stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies. The sequel to the 1995 fantasy adventure film also stars Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan (Doctor Who), Nick Jonas, Alex Wolff and Morgan Turner. Johnson recently wrapped New Line Cinema's "Rampage" set to be released April 20, 2018 as well as Legendary's "Skyscraper" set to be released in July 2018. Johnson can next be seen in the Jumanji reboot, which so far has had great reviews. He also had roles in "The Mummy Returns", "Get Smart", and "Hercules", as well as several other movies in "The Fast and the Furious" franchise. Joe: "Retaliation", the dramatic independent film "Empire State", "Pain & Gain", alongside Mark Wahlberg, "Fast 5" and "Fast and Furious 6", which grossed a combined for $1.4-billion globally.

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This is a big deal for Johnson, not that he needs any vindication, but receiving a star immortalizes an actor and is one of the highest honors in Hollywood. Johnson moved onto acting and made a successful switch in genres.

Johnson called the accolade a "true true honor" and said he was "so grateful" and had "so many people to thank".


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