Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson graced the WWE with his talent for years before hitting the big screen with his talent, but I still cannot see why he was chosen for the next role. He is to play [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Charley Pride[/lastfm] in an upcoming film. While I may not understand the choice, Charley himself is quite excited about it!
According to AOL’s The Boot, The Rock was actually not the first choice to play the country legend in am upcoming film about his life. The first choice was actually Terrence Howard, but Charley actually saw the change as a great choice.
Terrence is no doubt a more in-depth actor academically, but Dwayne is such a force on-screen. It startled me a little at first, but he flew down to Dallas and spent a day with me just sitting, talking recently. When he left it was like parting with an old friend. We had such similar views on so many things.”
This is one of the biggest roles for The Rock at the fact that Charley has had such a huge career selling over 70 million albums through his career that has lasted over 45 years. Read more about the upcoming movie at TheBoot.com