Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson a fan, wants to play Luke Cage on Film!

#1 Posted by Jordanstine (907 posts) - - Show Bio
#2 Posted by TwistedGamer (79 posts) - - Show Bio

i don't hate this idea..

#3 Posted by Aiden Cross (15575 posts) - - Show Bio

I could see that.

#4 Posted by Whisper_ (3464 posts) - - Show Bio

I support this. 

#5 Posted by Aiden Cross (15575 posts) - - Show Bio

I think people will complain that he's not 'black enough' or something like that though.

#6 Edited by The_Tree (7726 posts) - - Show Bio
@Aiden Cross said:

I think people will complain that he's not 'black enough' or something like that though.

He's not black enough, dammit!!!
I wouldn't mind this choice, but I would go for somebody blacker. But I could see Marvel Studios using him as a selling point for Luke Cage, rather than having some random no name actor. But then again, look at what they did with Thor, they could follow its formula.
#7 Posted by ntb1124 (949 posts) - - Show Bio

I still say Terry Crews

#8 Posted by labarith (670 posts) - - Show Bio

Only if he fights Black Kingpin. 
 
You know what?  No.  Sorry.  There's a reason Kingpin's white, and Cage is Black, and - for better or worse - "blackface" and "whiteface" are frowned upon.

#9 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (13407 posts) - - Show Bio
@ntb1124 said:
I still say Terry Crews
damn straight
#10 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7714 posts) - - Show Bio

I agree, Have Terry Crews for this role, For 1 The Rock doesn't fit the Luke Cage mold and 2. Give the dark-skinned brothas a chance.

#11 Posted by GLforHIRE (455 posts) - - Show Bio

id say terry crews or michael ji white....although the rock is currently bigger than both of them (not that it matters since all 3 are top end athletes at one point and can put on muscle fast)..terry deserves a staring role though at least once
#12 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

I think he'd be a better Black Adam or even Namor if he tried. 
 
But I really don't hate this idea. What nationality is he anyway? 

#13 Edited by cattlebattle (12982 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gambit1024 said:

I think he'd be a better Black Adam or even Namor if he tried.  But I really don't hate this idea. What nationality is he anyway? 

His father was black and his mother was samoan.... i think
#14 Posted by Larkin1388 (1760 posts) - - Show Bio

I like the idea of Dwayne Johnson or Terry Crews as Luke Cage. It's a tough call.

#15 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio
@cattlebattle: Really? He always looked Philippino to me...
#16 Posted by cattlebattle (12982 posts) - - Show Bio
@Gambit1024 said:
@cattlebattle: Really? He always looked Philippino to me...
Yup, his father was wrestler, Rocky Johnson who was either black or a dark skin toned hispanic, His mother was the daughter of High Cheif Peter Maivia, who was somoan
#17 Edited by Chaos Burn (1787 posts) - - Show Bio

Dwayne Johnson is identical to how I think Cage should look.... a part from him being lighter skinned - and I think a Luke Cage film should have a  focus on the culture of African American life. I mean cmon, this isn't some blonde haired, white guy running round wearing the American flag!

#18 Edited by sesquipedalophobe (4761 posts) - - Show Bio

Darrin Henson all the way. 

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

One of the nice things about Luke Cage is that he's an everyman character. He's really down to earth. A lot of people could play him and get it right. That's part of what makes the character awesome.
#20 Posted by primepower53 (5686 posts) - - Show Bio
@ntb1124 said:
I still say Terry Crews
 

This.
#21 Posted by Superskrull86 (1831 posts) - - Show Bio

Taye Diggs or maybe LL Cool J.

#22 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7714 posts) - - Show Bio

Remember Luke Cage is dark-skinned

#23 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3078 posts) - - Show Bio

nah, luke cage is pretty much normal family guy with powers and a hot wife. dwayne could play luke cage but he needs to be tougher like ving rhames from babyboy and ving rhames also has a deeper voice and  would be my pick luke cage if he weren't too old. luke cage can't hold a movie by himself he needs more depth. black panther movie could work play by aldis hodge from leverage he's a pretty good actor on that show.  

#24 Posted by Jnr6Lil (7714 posts) - - Show Bio
@Mega_spidey01 said:
nah, luke cage is pretty much normal family guy with powers and a hot wife. dwayne could play luke cage but he needs to be tougher like ving rhames from babyboy and ving rhames also has a deeper voice and  would be my pick luke cage if he weren't too old. luke cage can't hold a movie by himself he needs more depth. black panther movie could work play by aldis hodge from leverage he's a pretty good actor on that show.  
Terry Crews has played family man roles, Crews is more suited for the role.
#25 Posted by slick23 (460 posts) - - Show Bio

The Rock is the best fit, I could see this!

#26 Posted by turoksonofstone (13199 posts) - - Show Bio

The Rock should play BLACK ADAM. First and foremost.

#27 Posted by ComicCrazy (1537 posts) - - Show Bio
@slick23 said:
The Rock is the best fit, I could see this!
#28 Posted by windcaster (228 posts) - - Show Bio

I think Dwayne Johnson would be a perfect Bishop.  
  

#29 Posted by XLR87T3 (2882 posts) - - Show Bio

@turoksonofstone said:

The Rock should play BLACK ADAM. First and foremost.

^^^This^^^ and LL Cool J is too nice

#30 Posted by SurelockeHomes (2195 posts) - - Show Bio
@cattlebattle said:
@Gambit1024 said:

I think he'd be a better Black Adam or even Namor if he tried.  But I really don't hate this idea. What nationality is he anyway? 

His father was black and his mother was samoan.... i think
Yeah, you got it.
#31 Posted by daredevil21134 (12108 posts) - - Show Bio

@Avenging-X-Bolt said:

@ntb1124 said:
I still say Terry Crews
damn straight

This

#32 Posted by Baptimus (23 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm a big fan of the Rock, but it's gotta be Terry Crews all the way!

#33 Posted by BlackArmor (6141 posts) - - Show Bio

.....yes
#34 Posted by Mayo88m (246 posts) - - Show Bio

Nah, the Rock is perfect for this role I think. He's a good actor, probably the only good one to ever come from wrestling, and has a lot of talent. Not to mention he has a similar look, and definitely has the bulk. He's got my vote!

#35 Posted by krilling (2488 posts) - - Show Bio

The Rock as Cage? I have two words for this: NO WAY.
BTW didn't John Singleton want to make a flick starring Tyrese? Are they any new information about that?

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