Dwayne Johnson to star in HBO pilot

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The Rock may be coming to HBO.

Dwayne Johnson is set to star in a half-hour dramedy pilot for the network, EW confirms. The show will reunite the Pain & Gain star for another project with Mark Wahlberg in the Sunshine State. The untitled project is about retired athletes living in Miami.

Johnson will star and executive produce the pilot, with Wahlberg and Steve Levinson (Entourage) also on board as executive producers. Peter Berg (Friday Night Lights) will direct. Johnson is also has a TV role coming up this summer as the host-motivator of TNT’s action reality show The Hero, which launches June 6.


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