Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has been supersized.
The “Quick and Livid” franchise star couldn’t comprise his pleasure when he shared a picture from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday that featured a huge blowup balloon of a youthful “Rock” donning his signature fanny pack and well-known high-top curls.
“This time in my life could signify once I had simply $7bucks in my fanny pack, however no less than I had sufficient COOL to tuck my turtleneck in and put on faux silver jewellery as a result of it was all I might afford 🤣🤦🏽♂️,” Johnson wrote on Instagram, including, “By no means in my wildest goals… I’ve been a fortunate SOB to have executed some fairly cool s— in my profession, however after seeing my @nbcyoungrock FANNY PACK FLOAT within the #MacysThanksgivingParade, this may take the cake.”
The big floatable was created in promotion for NBC’s upcoming sequence “Younger Rock,” which is impressed by Johnson’s life.
The 48-year-old performer attended the College of Miami the place he performed soccer for the Hurricanes earlier than parlaying that right into a legendary profession within the WWE and subsequently the massive display screen the place he stays as Instagram’s most-followed American man.
Filming for the brand new sequence is at the moment underway in Queensland, Australia, and can reportedly see three completely different actors painting Johnson throughout numerous phases of his life.
Johnson paid tribute to his late father Rocky Johnson, with a photograph of Joseph Lee Anderson portraying him onscreen in a behind-the-scenes social media put up earlier this month.
“My dad all of a sudden handed away earlier this yr,” Johnson captioned the photograph taken on set. “By no means had an opportunity to say goodbye to my previous man, which actually sucks – however as he at all times stated, ‘Hey the present should go on’ and so it’s going to.”
He added: “Hope you’re pleased with this one Soulman… who would’ve ever thought huh!? Wished you guys to see this ‘first look’ at my pops. No filters, no polish and nothing fancy. Simply the Soulman doing what he did finest! Can’t anticipate you guys to look at our new present. I believe you’re gonna prefer it.”
Johnson’s father died in January at age 75. Rocky Johnson additionally loved a profession as a WWE wrestler, starting his profession within the mid-1960s earlier than retiring in 1991.
“Younger Rock” is slated to premiere on NBC in February.