Young Rock: Dwayne Johnson Sitcom Gets Series Order at NBC

Young Rock: Dwayne Johnson-inspired sitcom will get sequence order at NBC

NBC has formally given a sequence order to creator Nahnatchka Khan’s model new single-cam comedy sequence titled Young Rock, which can based mostly on blockbuster star Dwayne Johnson’s younger life centering on his childhood, teenage years and adolescence. Johnson additionally took to Instagram to share an announcement video, that includes the Black Adam star speaking about what the followers ought to anticipate within the new sequence. Check out his full Instagram publish beneath!


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For the first time ever I’m bringing you along with me to experience my insanely unbelievable childhood, teenage years and adolescence. My close friends refer to me as the big, brown tattooed Forrest Gump because of everyone and everything that has weaved in and out of my surreal life. I’ve seen it all my friends – success, failure, homelessness, evictions, suicide attempts, arrests, hard times, good times, low times, high times. And all this shit happened to me by the time I turned 21  This is a show about my young life. And the lessons I learned. The good, the bad, the ugly but ALWAYS FUNNY  Excited to bring you on this journey of taking a look at my past life, thru the lens of what the future holds. And who knows what that might  be. @nbc @sevenbucksprod #fiercebabyproductions #YOUNGROCK Coming soon!

A publish shared by therock (@therock) on Jan 11, 2020 at 2:24pm PST

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Young Rock might be an 11-episode sitcom that might be impressed by Dwayne Johnson‘s unbelievable childhood which he likens to Tom Hanks’ award-winning movie Forrest Gump. Johnson, who has additionally signed on as an government producer by means of his Seven Bucks Productions banner, is anticipated to seem in every episode. He beforehand starred in HBO’s sports activities drama Ballers which aired its last season final yr.

The pilot might be co-written by Khan and Jeff Chiang, who may even function government producers together with Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, Brian Gewirtz and Jennifer Carreras. The sequence is a co-production between Universal Television, Seven Bucks Productions and Khan’s Fierce Baby Productions.

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Khan is greatest referred to as the creator of ABC’s Fresh Off the Boat which relies on chef Eddie Huang’s life. Starring Randall Park and Golden Globe nominee Constance Wu, the sequence is at present airing its sixth and last season.

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