A well-known figure in the entertainment world, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, has had an incredible career journey that has brought him from the professional wrestling arena to Hollywood’s A-list. Johnson, who was born in Hayward, California, on May 2, 1972, first gained notoriety in the 1990s through his professional wrestling career. He gained a horde of admirers and multiple championships in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now WWE) thanks to his charisma and athleticism, which swiftly made him one of the organization’s most recognisable characters.
Johnson made a smooth transition from acting to wrestling when he played the Scorpion King in the 2001 film “The Mummy Returns.” This was the start of an incredible cinematic career that has seen him take on a variety of roles in action-packed blockbusters like “Jumanji: The Next Level” and “Fast & Furious” to touching family flicks like “Moana,” where he voiced Maui.
Johnson is a multidimensional and inspirational character in the entertainment industry that has an impact not only on the big screen but also on philanthropy, entrepreneurship, and motivational speaking. His meteoric rise from the wrestling ring to the Hollywood Walk of Fame is evidence of his brilliance, commitment, and indisputable charm. If rumours started to circulate that Dwayne Johnson sleeps for just an hour a night, it would be very surprising. Johnson is without a doubt one of the most hardworking people in the entertainment business. He never ceases to astound with his unshakable passion and zeal as he takes on job after project. A detailed look at his upcoming projects is provided here.
Table Of Content
- 1 Ball and Chain (TBA)
- 2 Fast X: Part 2 (2025)
- 3 John Henry and the Statesmen (TBA)
- 4 Jungle Cruise 2 (TBA)
- 5 Moana (2025)
- 6 Red One (TBA)
- 7 Red Notice 2 (TBA)
- 8 San Andreas 2 (TBA)
- 9 Smashing Machine (TBA)
- 10 The King (TBA)
- 11 Untitled Fast & Furious Film (TBA)
- 12 Untitled Jumanji: The Next Level Sequel (TBA)
Ball and Chain (TBA)
The rights to “Ball and Chain,” an upcoming superhero movie based on Scott Lobdell’s 1990s comic book masterpiece of the same name, have been gloriously acquired by Netflix. In this remarkable story, a married couple struggles with the complexities of their relationship while simultaneously possessing abilities that are only fully realised when they are together. As the strained superhero couple, Emily Blunt and Dakota Johnson—who won praise for their on-screen chemistry in “Jungle Cruise”—will command attention. In addition to their roles as actors, they are also producing the movie. “Ball and Chain” is prepared to go into production with a script in hand.
Fast X: Part 2 (2025)
The plot of “Fast X” is anticipated to be continued in the upcoming sequel, which will pick up where Dom and his son Brian left off after their dramatic meeting with Dante’s dam explosion. Fans are excited to see Louis Leterrier bring Gal Gadot’s character Gisele Yashar back to life and see Johnson’s Luke Hobbs make a cameo appearance in the film, as suggested by a seductive sequence after the credits. Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Jason Momoa, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Nathalie Emmanuel, and Chris “Ludacris” Bridges will all be in the movie. Fans will have to mark April 4, 2025, on their calendars to witness the thrilling story of this adrenaline-pumping picture, which is presently in the pre-production phase.
John Henry and the Statesmen (TBA)
Netflix’s “John Henry and the Statesmen,” which is now in the drafting stage, stars Jake Kasdan, the filmmaker, and Dakota Johnson, who also acts as a producer. Kasdan and Johnson previously collaborated on “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.” In American folklore, John Henry is a hero whose task it was to pound a steel drill hole in the rocks. Then, according to most legends, the holes would be outfitted with explosives so that they could be detonated to facilitate the construction of a railway in Virginia. The writer of the script is Tom Wheeler. We expect more information and reports regarding production.
Jungle Cruise 2 (TBA)
The story of Disney’s 2021 film “Jungle Cruise,” which follows a riverboat captain as he leads a scientist and her brother through a jungle in pursuit of the Tree of Life, is continued in “Jungle Cruise 2.” Although the details of the sequel’s plot are still unknown, Jaume Collet-Serra, the film’s director, has confirmed that Emily Blunt, who plays Dr. Lily Houghton, and Johnson, who plays Frank Wolff/Francisco Lopez de Heredia, will return to their popular characters. As of right now, the creative team is just beginning to weave the story; more developments are anticipated.
Based on Disney’s adored 2016 animation masterpiece of the same name, “Moana” is a highly anticipated live-action fantasy musical picture that is set to release soon. The plot of the first film is on Moana’s quest to retrieve the goddess Te Fitti’s heart from Maui after a blight causes the fish and plants on her island to begin to perish. The good news is that Johnson has confirmed he will be playing the charming role of Maui again in this next adaption. Nevertheless, Auli’i Cravalho, who provided Moana’s voice in the animated version, has decided not to return to the role. Thomas Kail is the film’s director, and Dwayne Johnson is involved in production as well. Currently in pre-production, “Moana” is making steady progress towards its much awaited June 27, 2025 release date.
Red One (TBA)
“The Red One,” which stars Chris Evans (known for playing Captain America in the MCU) as Jack O’Malley and Dakota Johnson (Callum Drift), is gathering anticipation as a possible Christmas blockbuster. Although the movie’s plot is yet unknown, it is anticipated to be a retelling of the Santa Claus myth. Kiernan Shipka, Lucy Liu (Jacqueline Frost), Mary Elizabeth Ellis, Nick Kroll, J. K. Simmons (Santa Claus), and Kristofer Hivju (Krampus) are among the other cast members. The film also features Bonnie Hunt (Mrs. Claus) and Wesley Kimmel. Jake Kasdan’s action movie with a holiday theme promises a new take on the traditional Christmas story. The project from Amazon Studios is presently under post-production; a release date is unknown.
Red Notice 2 (TBA)
One thing is certain: “Red Notice 2” is officially in production, even though the plot is still unknown. Reuniting as John Hartley, Nolan Booth, and The Bishop, respectively, are Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and Gal Gadot, much to the delight of fans. Before the first “Red Notice” on Netflix released, there was already a clear appetite for a sequel, as Johnson had expressed interest in one.
Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions, which was instrumental in getting the first installment to the big screen, is producing the follow-up. Even though the movie is now in the filming phase, it’s important to remember that the production schedule may have been impacted in some way by the SAG-AFTRA strike. Additionally, Netflix approved a third “Red Notice” movie, scheduling the film’s production to coincide with the second sequel.
San Andreas 2 (TBA)
Brad Peyton, the filmmaker of the 2015 action-packed thriller “San Andreas,” is directing a follow-up. Johnson is getting ready to return to the role of the heroic Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter rescue pilot Raymond Gaines in this seismic follow-up, costarring with Paul Giamatti as Dr. Lawrence Hayes. The storyline is still in the treatment stage, and the project is still in its early phases of development. A exciting return to the catastrophe-plagued world of “San Andreas” appears certain, even though the specifics are still hazy.
Smashing Machine (TBA)
The captivating biographical movie “Smashing Machine” tells the story of UFC Champion Mark Kerr. During his prime, Ohio-born Kerr was an unstoppable force. His amazing journey was previously chronicled in the brutal HBO documentary “The Smashing Machine” from 2002. Johnson announced that he will be producing the film and will also be playing the part of Kerr in the big screen adaptation. While the precise start date of this project’s production is still unknown, Johnson’s participation guarantees that it will surely attract a great deal of interest from fans of the UFC and professional wrestling. With Kerr’s compelling story and Johnson’s massive star power, we should expect an unforgettable cinematic experience.
The King (TBA)
“The King” is an ambitious project that tells the amazing story of Kamehameha, the fabled monarch who unites the once-warring Hawaiian islands—a feat whose fate has been known since his birth. Robert Zemeckis is the director of this huge production, which stars Johnson as the Hawaiian king Kamehameha, who is also a producer. This big endeavour is still in its early, exploratory stages as of right now. We eagerly anticipate more information about this amazing history.
Untitled Fast & Furious Film (TBA)
This upcoming movie forges its own independent route inside the “Fast & Furious” universe, setting it apart from both a sequel and a spin-off of “Hobbs & Shaw.” The screenplay was written by seasoned “Fast & Furious” colleague Chris Morgan, who laid the groundwork for an exciting new chapter in this action-packed movie series. Universal is coordinating Dwayne Johnson’s victorious comeback to the “Fast & Furious” franchise. The actor will play the legendary Luke Hobbs again in addition to serving in a producer capacity for the film. Maurice P. Kerry’s cast involvement is also confirmed by news. Plot specifics and a detailed timeframe are kept under wraps because the film is presently in the pre-production phase.
Untitled Jumanji: The Next Level Sequel (TBA)
Though “Jumanji 4” is still in the early stages of development, fans who are itching to revisit the series have optimism for the future. As of right now, the project has progressed to the scripting phase, which suggests that a new episode is in the works, even though it might take some time. The ensemble cast of the latest flicks, which includes Jack Black, Awkwafina, Karen Gillan, Nick Jonas, and Johnson, has been absolutely essential to their tremendous success.
Positive rumours indicate that there is a good chance the main cast will make a comeback, promising to deliver the magic that audiences have grown to love and expect from this extraordinary group. The picture, which is directed by Jake Kasdan, is anticipated to start production as soon as the director wraps up his work on “Red One.”