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YouTube signs up ‘The Rock’ for new pay channel

CANNES: YouTube has signed up the world's highest paid actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Doug Liman, the director of "The Bourne Identity", to make shows for its subscription service, it said late Monday. The Google-owned video giant said that former wrestler Johnson, who shot to fame in "The Fast and the Furious" films, will produce a series called "Lifeline" about an insurance company that sends its agents 33 days forward in time to prevent the deaths of its customers. Liman, who also directed "Mr and Mrs Smith", will…