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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Chatting with Warner Bros. About DC

Could "The People's Champion" become part of DC's cinematic universe?

Speculation is never in short supply when it comes to comic book movies, and now Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has given us something definitely worth thinking about. The actor held a Q&A on Twitter and, when asked about which Marvel or DC character he'd want to play, Johnson revealed he had a "big meeting" with Warner Bros' CEO about DC Comics.

First and foremost, it's important to note this obviously isn't confirming he'll appear on the big screen in a DC movie. A meeting doesn't automatically mean the the opportunity will pan out, after all. That said, this isn't the first time Rock's name has been attached to DC movies. He's stated he would love to play Black Adam and he was previously attached to a Lobo project. It's also worth noting the big dude was sporting a Batman shirt for his Q&A picture.

If Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson does end up landing an opportunity with the DC cinematic universe, who do you think he should play? Have fun speculating below, Viners.

Source: Twitter

UPDATE

Comic Viner Captain13 found something very interesting on Instagram. Could The Rock be joining the Green Lantern Corps?

Source: Instagram

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Posted by KINCART

While he may not be the best choice my money is on the Martian.

Posted by JamDamage

I could see him as a Black Adam really easily. He could do a Deathstroke or a Lobo to tho.

Posted by Bogey

I thought he was being looked at for LOBO.

Edited by GraniteSoldier

For DC: Lobo, Black Adam, Cyborg, Ares, Steel

Marvel: Luke Cage, Thing (before anyone says anything, skin color wouldn't be an issue as he'd be in suit 90% of the time)

Edited by twisty2k7

Could definitely see Black Adam

Posted by buttersdaman000

Just make him Black Adam PLEASE!!

Posted by Transformers1024

Please be Black Adam or Deathstroke! Or maybe Killer Croc!

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Posted by JPWolf5

If it is a Batman film I going to say Mister Freeze, because

1) WB/DC wouldn't do Bane so quick,

2) Mister Freeze is a physically imposing character, and

3) I think Johnson could bring that cold calculating emotionally broken personality Freeze is known for.

Edited by NorrinBoltagonPrime21

Pshhh, Rock and Vin Diesel and infiltrating Marvel and DC to have a Marvel/DC/Fast and Furious crossover.

Edited by jumpstart55

ADAM!!!!

Posted by Gotham331

Darkseid

Edited by Farkam

After all the flubs and cheesefests he's been involved in, i'm not really all that excited.

Posted by herrweis

Black adam,blavk lightning or mr terrific.mybe john stewart

Edited by laidblack

He'd be more of a Mulatto Adam wouldn't he, but seriously I hope he ends up a playing Black Adam one day.

Posted by manwithoutshame
Posted by MaccyD

@flazam said:

He's probably gonna be Black Adam or Lobo or Ares or Mongul

The Rock tends to make movies cheesy

Perfect for Lobo then ;)

Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse

Cool.

Edited by Smurfboy

I'd love to see him as Black Adam or Shazam!

Posted by XxEdward_KenwayXx

I want him as black Adam because he brings shazam with him and cause he'll be great as him. I think he would make a good Martian man hunter as well

Edited by MartianManhunterIsBetterThanCyborg

Black Adam

Posted by RustyRoy
Posted by LyraFay

What about Amazo?!

Posted by TheAcidSkull

I'm thinking doomsday :P

Posted by McG

He can be anyone so long as he stays well away from WWE, horrible wrestler.

Posted by dcguy

Come on, he is a crappy actor , casting him as an important role just adds another mistake in DC's account .

Posted by patrat18

He has to be Wonder Woman.

Edited by TheBhramaBull

If they intend to partner up in 2014, isn't the only DC movie that could possibly be the upcoming BatsVSupes film then, since that is shooting in 2014? Not that he couldn't be any possible character from DC since this is a shared movie universe.

I'm gonna go with (debuting in the Batman vs Superman film):

Male version of Amanda Waller or Steve Trevor or Martian Manhunter

Edited by Leatherface003

rock will look good as Cyborg or "DARKSEID"

Posted by A_wahab_

Black Adamn, Cyborg or maybe Lex Luthor ?

Posted by MrGutts

Knowing DC they will screw this up and make him something that he doesn't fit well in.

Posted by Red_Robin212

Black Adam please

For the simple case of us getting a Shazam movie.

Posted by Captain13

I think he's playing or has been asked to play Green Lantern, based on his Instagram account.

http://instagram.com/p/gy649Boh6c/

The highlighted tag above is from the Rock’s Instagram account and is totally unrelated to the post it’s a part of. It’s possible he’s just a Green Lantern fan, but based on his recent tweet about working on a DC project, I’d say we’re looking at our next Green Lantern.

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@captain13 said:

I think he's playing or has been asked to play Green Lantern, based on his Instagram account.

http://instagram.com/p/gy649Boh6c/

The highlighted tag above is from the Rock’s Instagram account and is totally unrelated to the post it’s a part of. It’s possible he’s just a Green Lantern fan, but based on his recent tweet about working on a DC project, I’d say we’re looking at our next Green Lantern.

Nice find!!!!!!! Updated the article and gave you credit.

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@k4tzm4n: No problem! Thanks for the credit!

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Posted by Black_Claw

The Rock as John Stewart? Hoo boy...

Posted by Captain13

@black_claw: Yeah, I'd prefer Elba, but this is still awesome.

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@captain13: Still he could've been joking around so we have to take this with a grain of salt.

Edited by viin

Hopefully a legit Bane from Santa Prisca...if not I think Amazo. Im not a big fan of Shazam so I could care less if hes Black Adam. Im doubting he will be John Stewart, I just cant see them replacing Hal Jordan or even making the Rock play John Stewart. I also dont think Green Lantern should have to be a big buff guy either.

Edited by BraveKnight99

@kincart: Didn't pop into my head, but I can see that happening.

Edited by frogjitsu

He should be Batman. And Superman. And Lex. And every other character in the movie.

Edited by Metatron_Da_Don

edit: Didn't know Black Adam's background. Don't think it would be wise for DC to show "Black" Adam and perpetuate stories of a white Egypt , interlaced with a white Aset (Isis) along with a genocidal backstory. ijs it would not be wise.

Posted by NightFang

Please let it be Black Adam.

Posted by UrbanChill

The rock would be a great black adam

Posted by Joygirl

TETH-ADAM!!!

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Posted by JeanRalphio

Pshhh, Rock and Vin Diesel and infiltrating Marvel and DC to have a Marvel/DC/Fast and Furious crossover.

Posted by ccj77

Yep. Y'all been begging for it. Be careful what you wish for. Coming in 2015 Dewayne "The Rock" Johnson as... Wally West.

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