|By Raj Giri||September 05, 2012 | Comments|
Johnson has become a worldwide entertainment brand with a multi-hyphenate global reach as a successful actor, sports entertainer, social media maven, film and now, television producer. Johnson's upcoming film credits include G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Pain & Gain, Empire State and The Fast and The Furious 6, with past credits including Journey 2: Mysterious Island, Fast Five, The Other Guys, The Game Plan, Gridiron Gang, Walking Tall and The Rundown. Johnson's television credits include guest appearances on Family Guy and Saturday Night Live, plus regular appearances on WWE Monday Night Raw. Johnson is represented by WME Entertainment.
As a celebrity influencer, Johnson has established unparalleled social-media engagement with more than 10 million fans worldwide to date across the Facebook, Twitter and YouTube platforms. He holds an unprecedented 38% re-tweet rate and has a consistently expanding fan base that averages more than 8,000 new followers/fans per day on both Twitter and Facebook. At last year's 5th Annual Mashable Awards, Johnson won as a "Must-Follow Actor or Actress on Social Media." Additionally, over the past month alone, Johnson's Facebook posts have received more than a quarter million "likes," reaching upwards of 5 million fans with a single photo and message.
The Hero was created by Craig Armstrong and Rick Ringbakk of the Emmy-winning 5x5 Media (Survivor, Fashion Star, TBS's upcoming King of the Nerds), along with Charles Wachter (Fashion Star, Food Revolution) and Electus' Ben Silverman (Fashion Star, The Biggest Loser, The Office). The series is executive-produced by Electus (Ben Silverman, Chris Grant and Jimmy Fox); 5x5 Media (part of the Electus studio system led by Craig Armstrong and Rick Ringbakk); Charles Wachter; Dwayne Johnson; and Dany Garcia. Electus International, Electus' global distribution arm, will retain all international distribution rights.
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