The Rock just dropped the first official trailer for NBC’s new show chronicling the early life of the former seven-time WWE Champion, which will premiere on Tuesday, February 16, and it looks, well, electrifying! See for yourself:
Humbly shaking my head at the wild Forrest Gump-ish life I’ve lived.
And man the lessons I learned along the way from loved ones who now walk in the clouds.
Look forward to making ya laugh & maybe a little bit more.
FEB 16th! pic.twitter.com/gVdP5XhIz5
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) January 26, 2021
The show promises to be an unprecedented and hilarious look at what young Dwayne Johnson experienced growing up in a legendary wrestling family, as evidenced by the slew of WWE Hall of Famers and Legends spotted in the trailer, like his father, Rocky Johnson, “Macho Man” Randy Savage, The Iron Sheik and even Andre the Giant.
Never before in the history of television has there been a show with an Avengers-like collection of iconic 80’s wrestlers. Rocky Johnson, Andre the Giant, Iron Sheik, Randy Savage, Wild Samoans, JYD and more to come! Can’t wait for the world to see. #YoungRock 2/16 8/7c @nbc pic.twitter.com/KkwWfWT5m2
— Brian Gewirtz (@bfg728) January 27, 2021
But these iconic Superstars you may have spotted in the trailer are apparently just the tip of the iceberg, as pointed out by show producer Nahnatchka Khan:
Producer Nahnatchka Khan on the casting of the iconic wrestlers on #YoungRock: “We have so many amazing wrestlers coming down the pipeline that you don’t even see in the pilot […] It was a casting challenge, but we were happy to fulfill it.” #TCA21 pic.twitter.com/vZIK2S0slW
— NBC Entertainment (@nbc) January 26, 2021
There’s no doubt the millions (and millions) of The Rock’s fans are in for a treat when “Young Rock” arrives next month!