Cementing stardom, actor Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson thanks Spielberg
LOS ANGELES – Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson gave a shout-out to director Steven Spielberg on Tuesday as he imprinted his hands and feet into the concrete outside the historic TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood.
The wrestling champion-turned-actor called Spielberg one of his idols and thanked the Oscar-winning director for sending him a congratulatory note “out of the blue.”
“This man who has inspired me over the years, inspired movie-making and created characters that I lovedthis man told me: ‘you’re going for it, and just keep going for it,'” he said.
Johnson is set to star in the disaster movie “San Andreas,” in which he plays a search-and-rescue helicopter pilot who must save his daughter after an earthquake devastates the California coast. The film opens in U.S. theaters on May 29. – Reuters