Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)

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Black Adam: Dwayne Johnson’s new kind of superhero and a DC reset – discuss with spoilers
It might well be the perfect role for Dwayne Johnson but can Jaume Collet-Serra’s violent and occasionally knuckle-headed film really get DC back on track?

Ben Child

24, Oct, 2022 @2:46 PM

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Black Adam review – the Rock’s in a hard place in superhero dud
Sacred mountains, entombed heroes – and not a worthwhile gag to be found to enliven Dwayne Johnson’s stony face

Wendy Ide

23, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Black Adam review – the Rock is back in Spandex for surrealist superhero comedy
With his imposing bulk and gift for deadpan humour, Dwayne Johnson makes a charismatic DC hero – but sadly, he’s in a class of his own

Peter Bradshaw

18, Oct, 2022 @9:30 PM

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Batgirl axed, The Flash floundering – can Black Adam turn things round for DC’s troubled superheroes?
Any company with characters like Batman and Wonder Woman should be laughing all the way to the bank. So why are DC and its owner Warner Bros struggling with so many projects?

Steve Rose

18, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Dwayne Johnson is wrong: a Marvel/DC crossover would be disastrous
The Black Adam star has hinted at attempting the ultimate display of fan service – but the two franchises couldn’t be a worse match

Ben Child

14, Oct, 2022 @8:39 AM

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Rock-a-bye baby: could a crowdsurfing tot save Dwayne Johnson?
While some have questioned the dubious parenting displayed in sending your baby across a sea of strangers’ hands, there’s no doubting The Rock’s eye for PR gold

Stuart Heritage

10, Oct, 2022 @11:26 AM

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Between the Rock and a hard place: the shoe deal hurting UFC fighters
UFC fighters must wear Dwayne Johnson’s Project Rock shoes under a new sponsorship deal, but the Guardian has learned they won’t see any of the proceeds from the lucrative pact

Karim Zidan

01, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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DC League of Super-Pets review – all-star cast carries cute superhero romp
The Rock, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon and Natasha Lyonne shine in this endearing and amusing spoof from the writers of the Lego Batman Movie

Adrian Horton

28, Jul, 2022 @1:01 PM

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TV tonight: Billie Eilish gets things underway at Glastonbury
Worthy Farm takes its place at the centre of the musical and spiritual universe. Plus: Claudia Winkleman poses one very tricky question. Here’s what to watch this evening

Phil Harrison, Ali Catterall, Henry Wong and Ellen E Jones

24, Jun, 2022 @5:20 AM

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Can Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam rebuild the DC Extended Universe?
The Rock’s amoral badass is finally here, but can he avoid the curse of the antihero movie?

Ben Child

10, Jun, 2022 @12:20 PM

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Lord of the bling: Peter Jackson tops Forbes highest paid entertainer list
Get Back and Lord of the Rings director made an estimated $580m last year, topping annual list that also features Bruce Springsteen, Dwayne Johnson and Kanye West

Sian Cain

11, Feb, 2022 @12:26 AM

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Dwayne Johnson appears to withdraw Joe Rogan support after N-word video
Johnson, who supported Rogan’s response to widespread criticism over Covid misinformation, appears to backtrack

Nina Lakhani

07, Feb, 2022 @2:22 PM

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