48 Days After Temporarily Waving Goodbye to Black Adam Hopes, Dwayne Johnson Is Giving His ‘Best Shot’ in His Upcoming Action Film: “I’m a Lucky Guy”

Published 02/05/2023, 10:15 AM EST

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Dwayne Johnson is one of the most popular stars in the entire world. His legacy is unmatched, and after starting out as a promising footballer, Johnson would switch careers later. Although, a promising footballer, he would fall short in his career, and change it instead. Soon, he would his family’s legacy of being pro wrestlers, and as The Rock, he would soar onto newer heights.

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After several massively successful years as a pro wrestler, he would again make a switch and join Hollywood to pursue his future as an actor. Although faced with different sorts of difficulties and obstacles, he would overcome all of those to become one of the highest-paid actors in the industry.

Dwayne Johnson’s filmography consists of various different films. However, his most recent Black Adam happened to be one of his most anticipated films of his in a long time. Dwayne Johnson had been involved with Black Adam since 2007, and it was his passion project. However, the film fell flat on its face when it was released.

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Recently, he took to Instagram to bid goodbye to another one of his anticipated films, where he would be starring alongside, Captain America aka Chris Evans in Red One. The film is set to release this year during Christmas.

The Rock took to his social media and bid an emotional farewell to all the cast and crew involved in the film. He showed his gratitude to all of the members present there and claimed himself to be “a  lucky guy.” After 48 days of bidding goodbye to his Black Adam dreams, Johnson again bid goodbye to his latest film’s crew.

 

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‘Red One’ is an extremely highly anticipated film, and fans of both Johnson and Evans have high hopes for it. Johnson’s superhero film failed to perform at the box-office, but his fans never lost their hope on the former wrestler, and are counting on him to have a blast this time.

Will there be no sequel to Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam?

Dwayne Johnson’s Black Adam came out in 2022, and while fans have extremely high hopes, the film failed to deliver. Although, a handful of fans went crazy about the film however, almost all the critics disliked the film. Except for Henry Cavill’s cameo, the film had nothing to be liked about it.

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Soon, after James Gunn took over as the co-CEO of DC Studios, Henry Cavill was removed as Superman. And Dwayne Johnson’s hopes for a Black Adam sequel were also crushed. Johnson would take to Twitter and announce how Black Adam was not in the plans for Gunn’s vision for DCEU.

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Although, the news is for now, fans might witness Black Adam in the near future. Nevertheless, we would like to wish all the best to Dwayne Johnson for his upcoming film.

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Shounak Chakrabarti

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Shounak Chakrabarti is WWE writer at EssentiallySports. With a degree in Journalism, he wants to stand tall as an objective journalist. An avid fan of wrestling from childhood, Shounak has followed the sport from its very core and Seth 'Freakin' Rollins just happens to be his favorite wrestler.
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