On the occasion of the broadcast, this Sunday night on TF1, of “Skyscraper”, we invite you to discover 5 amazing things about actor Dwayne Johnson.
The blockbuster Skyscraper airs this Sunday night on TF1. For the occasion, we invite you to discover 5 surprising things about the main actor of the film, the bodybuilder Dwayne Johnson. We will not tell you here that The Rock was a wrestling star, everyone knows it, but perhaps we will make you discover that one of the American’s films saved the life of a child, that an Alabama policeman is his perfect double, or that he was world champion… of selfies!
Got a cop larger than life in Alabama
You have to see it to believe it! Alabama state trooper named Eric Fields is the actor’s perfect double. Dwayne Johnson. The Bleacher Report site had fun putting up a side-by-side snapshot of the two men taking the same position, and it’s impossible to deny the obvious. The resemblance is so striking that one could easily imagine the lookalike’s photo taken from an actual The Rock movie! Oh shit! Wow.
The guy on the left is much cooler.
Stay safe brother and thank you for your service. one day we will drink @Teremana and I need to hear all your “rock stories” because I KNOW you have them 😂😈👊🏾🥃 #ericfields https://t.co/G38tOr68cW— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) August 31, 2021
Dwayne Johnson did not remain insensitive to the discovery of this double. Stunned, he reacted with humor on social networks. “Oh shit! Wow,” exclaimed the actor. “The guy on the left is so much cooler. Take care bro, and thanks for your service to the people. Someday we’ll be drinking tequilas together, I need to hear all your ‘The Stories.’ Rock” because I know you have that.” Lt. Morgan County Sheriff Known For Looking Like The Rock Uses Instant Fame To Fight ALS https://t.co/wrFlbxTKpO pic.twitter.com/sAObyZ8tXB— Decatur Living (@DecaturLiving) September 1, 2021
Of “stories of The Rock”, Eric Fields, without a doubt, has a lot to tell. Before the microphone of Fox 4, the policeman admitted that since he shaved his head and started lifting irons, his resemblance to The Rock caused a lot of reaction.
One of his films saved the life of a child
In 2017, Dwayne Johnson was moved on Twitter by the brave act done by a ten-year-old boy to save his little brother. The young hero had made gestures to save the life of the boy, found dead in a swimming pool, before the arrival of help.
Questioned by the press, the heroic Jacob O’Connor then confessed to having been inspired by the movie San Andreas, in which The Rock plays a helicopter pilot willing to do anything to save his family from a terrible earthquake. In one of the scenes of the blockbuster, the hero performs a cardiac massage on her daughter after having saved her from drowning, a gesture that the young O’Connor reproduced in real life. “Thank you to the media for broadcasting such an inspiring story,” The Rock wrote on social media. “What bravery and composure of a 10 year old in the face of so much heartache. It’s an amazing story. Checking you out on Twitter Jacob for saving your little boy’s life. Brother. You are a true hero. We are all proud of you!” “. The classy bodybuilder then invited young Jacob and his family to visit him on the set of Skyscraper.
He holds the world record for… selfies!
In 2015, Dwayne Johnson He was world champion… of selfies! At the world premiere of his blockbuster San Andreas, the bodybuilding star, who loves to pose with his fans, has taken 105 self-portraits in three minutes, setting a record in this field. Record approved by the venerable Guinness Records under the watchful eye of one of its representatives!
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Note that The Rock’s record has since been broken. In early 2018, a certain James Smith took 168 selfies in three minutes!
Appeared in an episode of “Hanna Montana”
Dwayne Johnson in the credits of the Disney series Hanna Montana? And yes ! It was in 2007, in a second season episode of the show called Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get the Phone. The bodybuilding actor embodies his own role, prey to the paparazzi Miley (Miley Cyrus) and Lilly (Emily Osment). These will create a look that is stunning to say the least, as you can see in this photo!
He could have played a famous role played by Johnny Depp
Dwayne Johnson revealed in 2020 that Tim Burton thought of him in the early 2000s to play Willy Wonka, the famous character from his Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
“This morning I introduced my babies to one of my favorite movies of all time: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory from 1971. They loved it and now they expect it to deliver a room full of chocolates and sweets. This will be my next project,” she declared. first, funny, the 48-year-old comedian. Before sharing a delicious anecdote with his fans.
“Little anecdote: in the early 2000s, the iconic director Tim Burton thought of me to play Willy Wonka in his version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the actor continued. “I remember thinking, ‘Oh shit, I’m in the movie!’ But that was many years ago, when I was just starting out in Hollywood, with no box office success or any real experience under my belt. The role, as we know, went to Johnny Depp, who was then the biggest star in the world. The rest is history. And I went on my way.”
“The simple fact that Tim Burton thought of me (in my opinion, only for 7 seconds!) It was something very important for me, who had just entered the business, with no idea what the future would hold,” concludes Dwayne Johnson. “I will always raise a glass to dreams that don’t come true because sometimes they can be the best things that never happened.”