Dwayne Johnson’s movies are all connected according to his producer, and fans can’t wrap their heads around the information.
As we know, Dwayne Johnson is one of the most recognizable celebrities in the world.
With his staggering 6 ft 5 inches, 260 lbs frame, he’d be pretty hard to miss – but it’s his expressive face (and infamous eyebrows) that really set him apart from the rest.
He started out in the world of WWE, where he became one of the greatest wrestlers of all time. This is where Johnson first earned his nickname “The Rock” — thanks to his ring presence. However, he decided to try his hand at acting, knowing there was limited longevity in wrestling.
Johnson successfully transitioned his career into this sphere and is now as well known as an actor as he was as a wrestler, which is pretty impressive.
Since starting his acting endeavor, Johnson has been in a whole host of different titles. He is probably most famous for his performances in the Fast and Furious movies. He plays Luke Hobbs, an intimidating special agent and self-described “ice-cold can of whoop-a**.”
He even made it to Disney. Johnson voiced the demigod Maui in the huge Disney hit Moana — complete with an amazing song and rap which sent the internet into hysterics.
But something fans might not know is that all of Johnson’s films are tied together in some way.
The president of production of Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks, Hiram Garcia, stated that “there very much is always a thread” running through all of The Rock’s films.
He delved into the potential Dwayne Johnson Universe (DJU), saying, “It always comes down to family,” adding, “We always love to root our stories in family with that heart element. We believe in strong family values, and we think that just adds an element where the audience can be much more invested and care about the characters.”
“I think also it’s always about a guy who’s somehow getting better, even just a little bit,” he added. “If you look at the most extreme version, ‘Pain and Gain,’ even as that character, he got a little bit better somehow at the end. … That’s something we do try to look for in our movies. There’s always a little bit of healing. There’s always a little bit of getting better, coupled with some kind of a family tie, something of heart.”
Although when it comes to an official DJU, the producer said, “That’s the thing, right? In our business, the ultimate goal is everyone wants to create a universe, so if we can somehow, if there’s a master plan happening right now that you just don’t know. But maybe in about ten more years, we’re gonna have our version of an ‘Infinity War,’ a Dwayne Johnson War. Just say you heard it here first, and that we’re damn brilliant for doing it.”
After finding out the news, many fans took to social media to share their thoughts, one wrote: “So your telling me Baywatch, Walking Tall, Rundown, Black Adam, Moana, Fast and Furious, Scorpion King are all the same universe? Must be a horrible universe, all he does is raise his eyebrow an put on a different shirt.
While another commented: “I mean Black Adam existing in the same world as a movie that started of a petty crime film involving street racers stealing out of semi trucks isn’t exactly the craziest thing the Fast and Furious films contained.”
“I always thought he played the same character in every movie cause he wasn’t a good actor. Stand corrected,” a third added.