The actor Dwayne johnson has made clear in his last interview his desire to look back in some way to recreate that cinematographic experience that opened the doors of Hollywood. Indeed, the famous and beloved interpreter is convinced that his successful film ‘The scorpion king’, from 2002, should be updated for a new generation, as the addictiveness of the plot and its action scenes will hopefully drag as many people into the movies as the original did.
But the reasons that have encouraged the artist to resurrect the burly and heroic warrior are not only linked to the profitability that, surely, the possible project will offer, for which Dwayne has already contacted various production companies and the multinational Universal. And is that the own Dwayne He has acknowledged that he is occasionally nostalgic as he recalls how the film was a turning point in his professional career, helping him begin his transition from wrestling star to successful actor and idol of millions of people around the world.
“I would not have the trajectory that I have in the cinema if the ‘Scorpion King’ had not crossed my life. I am excited that Seven Bucks Productions [la compañía de producción que fundó junto a su socio Dany Garcia] is going to give us a hand when it comes to providing new opportunities for today’s actors. ‘The Scorpion King’ was my first film role and I am excited by the idea of being able to reconstruct this mythology so that new generations can enjoy it “, has expressed the artist through a statement published in Variety.