Dwayne Johnson

  • 'Lucy,' 'Hercules' beat expectations at U.S. weekend box offices July 28, 2014

    Los Angeles/ New York: 'Lucy,' starring Scarlett Johansson as a woman with a superpowered brain, collected $44 million to win the domestic box office race, outmuscling 'Hercules' which took in $29 million for second place. Both new films exceeded expectations, pumping some muchneeded life into a lackluster summer at U.S. and...
  • 'Hercules: The Thracian Wars' first poster: Meet Dwayne Johnson as the iconic hero Hercules March 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: The first official images of Dwayne Johnson-starrer has been released online. One of the pictures features Johnson, as the titular demi-God, channelling his inner warrior in a battlefield and the other shows him being chained to the wall, reported Ace Showbiz. "It's when Hercules breaks through the chains...
  • Fast and Furious 7: Thai action star Tony Jaa joins Vin Diesel August 25, 2013

    Los Angeles: Thai action star Tony Jaa is all set to star in 'Fast and Furious 7'. James Wan directed film marks Jaa's first English-language project as well as his debut in Hollywood, reported Ace Showbiz. "I have been a big fan of the Fast and Furious franchise. The films are...
  • 5 enormously appealing things about Vin Diesel May 26, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Fast and Furious 6' has opened as per the expectations and Vin Diesel is clearly the showstealer. It's interesting to see an actor excelling merely on the basis of his inbuilt style quotient. Vin Diesel doesn't have the best of bodies but the actor has an xfactor which...
  • 'Fast and Furious 6' opens big in Tamil May 25, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamildubbed version of the sixth instalment of 'Fast and Furious' series released Friday on as many as 80 screens in Tamil Nadu. This is more than the number of screens showing the English version. "The Tamil version, also titled 'Fast and Furious 6', is releasing in about 80 screens...
  • 'Fast & Furious 6' review: It's fun even if it doesn't make much sense May 31, 2013

    Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Ludacris Director: Justin Lin Like a welloiled engine, the Fast & Furious series can be counted on to deliver what it promises on the box: gleaming cars, thrilling chases, and buff stars who look like they've stepped out of the pages...
  • 'Fast and Furious 6': Vin Diesel joins hand with The Rock May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The latest installment of the 'Fast and Furious' franchise is all set to clash with 'Ishkq In Paris' at the Indian boxoffice. Directed by Justin Lin, the film stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriquez in the lead roles. The film also features Jason Statham...
  • 'GI Joe: Retaliation' review: It's an exercise in futility March 30, 2013

    Cast: Dwayne Johnson, DJ Cotrona, Channing Tatum Director: Jon M Chu Many believe that hiring Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock, to star in 2011's 'Fast Five', was the genius idea that salvaged a flagging franchise. The same trick, however, doesn't work for 'GI Joe: Retaliation' which, as it turns out, is even...
  • Friday releases: 'Himmatwala', 'G.I.Joe Retaliation' hit screens March 29, 2013

    This Friday, it's both action flicks in theatres Ajay Devgn's 'Himmatwala' and in Hollywood, it's 'G.I.Joe Retaliation'. ...
  • 'G.I. Joe Retaliation' to be released first in India March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Hollywood director Jon M. Chu's mostawaited film 'G.I. Joe Retaliation' is set to release here March 27, which also happens to be Holi, ahead of its international release. It's a sequel to 'G.I. JOE: Rise of The Cobra', which grossed over $300 million worldwide. The star cast of the sequel...
  • 'Snitch' review: It's a lengthy and dull drama March 9, 2013

    Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon Director: Ric Roman Waugh Rating: 1.5 out of 5 'Snitch' starts off as a social drama and turns into a crime thriller. It is a lengthy, talky melodrama into which a couple of skilled stunt sequences are crammed. Based on true events, 'Snitch' is the...
  • Sneak peek: 'Snitch' December 4, 2012

    Inspired by true events chronicled in a PBS Frontline documentary, 'Snitch' centers on a devoted father whose son faces 30 years in prison after being set up in a drug deal. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon and Benjamin Bratt the movie will hit theatres in the US in February, 2013. ...
  • Tom Cruise is the highest paid Hollywood actor July 5, 2012

    Amid his divorce turmoil, Tom Cruise had one reason to celebrate his 50th birthday as Forbes named him the highest paid actor in Hollywood. ...
  • Friday Release: 'Journey 2' banks upon the Rock February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Dwayne Johnson aka the Rock starrer 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island' is another film to be released in India this week. Directed by Brad Peyton, the 3D actionadventure film also stars Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, and Vanessa Hudgens. The synopsis says that the story begins when 17 year old...
  • Watch: First trailer of 'G I Joe: Retaliation' December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The first instalment 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' was criticized for acting and flawed screenplay but that did not deter the makers from coming up with its next edition 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation'. 'G.I. Joe: Retaliation' will be directed by Jon Chu while the first version was directed...
  • Masand: 'The Other Guys' is hilarious October 23, 2010

    Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Samuel L Jackson, Dwayne Johnson, Eva Mendes Director: Adam McKay The Other Guys takes that tired premise of a buddycop movie and turns it on its head. Mark Wahlberg plays a frustrated New York cop, who as a punishment for accidentally shooting a baseball champ, is humiliatingly partnered with...