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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

LOS ANGELES: He's been named "sexiest man alive" and "world's highest paid film star" --  now Dwayne Johnson can celebrate being accepted into the Hollywood establishment with a Walk of Fame star. The 45-year-old football player turned wrestling pro and then actor sported a sharp black suit and was joined by longtime partner Lauren Hashian and their almost two-year-old daughter Jasmine at the ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard. "I didn't want to write anything down. I figured this is such a monumental moment and…

Revealed: World’s top paid male actors

Rapper-turned-actor Mark Wahlberg was named the world's highest paid actor on Tuesday, earning an estimated $68 million before taxes over the past 12 months. The 46-year-old star won his place at the top of the list compiled by Forbes magazine, thanks to earnings from "Transformers: The Last Knight" and comedy sequel "Daddy's Home 2," due out in November. "The former may have scored a miserable 15 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and the lowest gross of the franchise to date, but Wahlberg need not worry -- fixed…

WWE legend ‘The Rock’ may run for US Presidency

WASHINGTON: It’s no fake news as Donald Trump may assume it to be. WWE legend ‘The Rock’ has revealed his plan to run for President of the US in next elections. The cult hero – real name Dwayne Johnson – made the shock announcement in an Instagram post yesterday. He described the idea of attempting to become the most powerful man in the world in 2020 as “very alluring”. The Rock said he wanted to be president as it was “a great opportunity to help people”. He said: “Interesting piece from The Washington Post on…

Charlize Theron joins ‘Fast and Furious’ series

Fast car chases, daring stunts and explosions return to the big screen in the eighth installment of the "Fast and Furious" racing film franchise and Oscar winner Charlize Theron joins the cast with her own "badass jet". "The Fate of the Furious" sees lead character Dominic Toretto, played by Vin Diesel, go rogue. Theron, who won a best actress Academy Award for "Monster", plays the villainous Cipher. "Charlize was very upset when she found out that she wasn't going to drive any cars, but Cipher, I think, was very…

Was Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson really that fat in childhood?

WASHINGTON: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is well known for his wrestling character and muscled physique, but his physical transformation in one of his recent films was something you shouldn’t miss. In the film Central Intelligence, the former professional wrestler plays a CIA spy who was bullied in high school because of his weight. According to Entertainment Weekly, Rawson Thurber, the director of the comedy, revealed that they used special effects to superimpose The Rock's face onto Vine star Sione Kelepi's body for…

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson named ‘sexiest man alive’ by People

Whatever Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is cooking these days is piping hot. Or so says People magazine, which on Tuesday named the wrestler-turned-actor this year's "sexiest man alive." Johnson, 44, whose famous catch phrase in the ring is, "Can you smell what The Rock is cooking?", said learning about his new title put him in a quandary. "What went through my mind was just how cool and exciting it is," Johnson told People. "And then I thought, 'Wow, we’ve pretty much reached the pinnacle.’ I’m not quite too sure where we…

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…