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Posted by k4tzm4n (44428 posts) - - Show Bio

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


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

Source: Instagram

#1 Posted by TheReddyHoodie (10 posts) - - Show Bio


#2 Posted by manwithoutshame (654 posts) - - Show Bio


#3 Posted by GothamRed (2564 posts) - - Show Bio

He does look like alternate BA from injustice...so maybe.

#4 Edited by Crom-Cruach (8867 posts) - - Show Bio

Killer Croc!

#5 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (7823 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting stuff

#6 Posted by difficlus (10679 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam or Bane.

I would prefer him as Black Adam.

#7 Posted by Mapacherise22 (20 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam

#8 Posted by kgb725 (6440 posts) - - Show Bio

Im hoping for Adam because Shazam comes with him

#9 Edited by The Stegman (24480 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe a Greek god for a possible WW solo? Ares?

#10 Posted by ArturoCalaKayVee (11637 posts) - - Show Bio

Holy crap! Action Tilson is an acquaintance of mine and a pretty good contributor to my website! Awesome and strange to see him on here.

As for being on topic, I usually want him to stay away from DC/Marvel movies because I've been a tad sour towards him for the last few years but I think he would make a pretty good Black Adam. Or…maybe even a John Stewart?

#11 Posted by JMG (224 posts) - - Show Bio

I could see him playing clay face for some reason. Also Darkseid

#12 Posted by Knightfall225 (1995 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_stegman: yea i see hom being Ares. Dc still fears that a solo movie with a woman leading may not make a lot of money and everyone knows the rock is a popular money maker in hollywood so adding him as the main villian would make sense.

#13 Posted by sasquatch888 (342 posts) - - Show Bio

he would be an awesome new version of bane

#14 Posted by flazam (2496 posts) - - Show Bio

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

The Rock tends to make movies cheesy

#15 Posted by Perfect 10 (1064 posts) - - Show Bio

COME ON SHAZAM!!!!!!!!!! DO IT ROCK. though i thought disney had him locked down seeing as he was in so many disney movies and tv shows....

#16 Posted by ImagineMan16 (466 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a bad feeling they would wind up casting him as Darkseid...

#17 Posted by fodigg (6146 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he'd make a great Teth Adam. The character is basically a "heel" from wrestling.

#18 Posted by reaverlation (15957 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam or Bane.

#19 Posted by ColaNicole (587 posts) - - Show Bio

@kgb725 said:

Im hoping for Adam because Shazam comes with him


#20 Edited by Birthright (143 posts) - - Show Bio

Martian Manhunter. He is big and intimidating like the current Martian Manhunter.

He also kind of looks like Simon Baz.

#21 Posted by daredevil21134 (11860 posts) - - Show Bio

Please just keep him away from Luke Cage

#22 Edited by ccraft (5282 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam, Lobo, or Ares.

I think it would be awesome to see Dwayne Johnson in a cbm :)

#23 Posted by jackbensley777 (653 posts) - - Show Bio

hed be a perfect black adam. ive seen him do weird accents and he looks perfect for it

#24 Posted by glclemg (5 posts) - - Show Bio

Rock could play Dr. Fate, Cyborg or Aquaman. I can see him doing a diferent take on Aquaman.

#25 Posted by Knightfall225 (1995 posts) - - Show Bio

@glclemg: aquaman nah but cyborg would be interesting

#26 Posted by fil123 (528 posts) - - Show Bio

black adam lobo or Ares.

im putting money on ares or BA in a wonderwoman film or JL

#27 Posted by Nahuel (391 posts) - - Show Bio

The Martian or Darkseid...

#28 Edited by Battle_Forum_Junkie (8014 posts) - - Show Bio

Has anyone mentioned Steel? They could introduce him the third Superman movie...

#29 Edited by lifeofvibe (3490 posts) - - Show Bio


everytime...there was talk of him being


luke cage

black adam

but really whats he gonna be!

steel sounds awesome


black lightning

#30 Posted by StMichalofWilson (3839 posts) - - Show Bio

Please be Black Adam. *Crosses fingers* Please be Black Adam

#31 Posted by Maddpanda531 (1098 posts) - - Show Bio


#32 Posted by LyraFay (2527 posts) - - Show Bio

I heard that a Shazam movie was on the cards but its off now due to Man of Steel's success. Such a shame but the Rock would make a good Black Adam.

#33 Posted by JediXMan (30653 posts) - - Show Bio



#34 Posted by mksystem74 (78 posts) - - Show Bio

Watch him be cast as Lex Luthor.

#35 Edited by Herx (374 posts) - - Show Bio

well I think he could pull off the physical aspects of Black Adam off (haven't seen many films with him in, so unfortuanatly my cinema knowledge of him runs along the lines of a bunch of Disney films and G.I.Joe retaliation... with retaliation being the highlight). He'd deffinantly have to be one of the more physically present characters, though if it turns out that they have a great director and creation crew in this hypothetical movie (which doesn't have the executives of time warner breathing down their back all the time) I wouldn't be surprised if they went a completely different rout and had had him play a character who doesn't have a strong physical presence on screen i.e. Dr. William Magnus.

#36 Posted by Black_Claw (2989 posts) - - Show Bio

Please let him play Black Adam. PLEASE!!!

#37 Posted by Doomnaut (1993 posts) - - Show Bio

He would make the perfect Harley Quinn.

#38 Posted by TheAmazingImmortalMan (3148 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam or MMH or Killer Croc

#39 Posted by MonsterStomp (18134 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam for the win!!

#40 Posted by Fallen_Crippled (6455 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope its not Cyborg.

#41 Edited by OreoAssassin (5009 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam 100%

#42 Posted by Battle_Forum_Junkie (8014 posts) - - Show Bio

@doomnaut said:

He would make the perfect Harley Quinn.

He certainly has the physique for the role.

#43 Posted by SavageDragon (2252 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam or Ares

#44 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (6935 posts) - - Show Bio
#45 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (6935 posts) - - Show Bio

Watch him be cast as Lex Luthor.

haha that's what I'm thinking. WB has been casting actors for roles tha are pissing some fans off.

#46 Edited by The_MVPs (84694 posts) - - Show Bio

Jumping on that Black Adam bandwagon as well.

#47 Posted by Protoflash (132 posts) - - Show Bio

Booster Gold

#48 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13201 posts) - - Show Bio

Black Adam?Ares? DARKSEID?!? That's some bullsh.t...... Dude is OBVIOUSLY Captain Carrot

#49 Posted by CurlyInsaneGuy (52 posts) - - Show Bio

I know it's a lot less likely, but I think he could do really well as a more obscure character.

He would make a really good Crazy Quilt.

#50 Posted by AWeekInGeekdom (229 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope DC/WB make a Shazam film with Dwayne Johnson and Brandon Molale. :(