Pinch me moment! Dwayne The Rock Johnson panicked after seeing himself like a balloon in Macy’s Thanksgiving parade.
the Jumanji: the next level The famous photo of the actor’s fanny pack was animated and transformed into a giant balloon during the event on Thursday, November 26, surprising Johnson and his fans.
“Never in my wildest dreams…” Johnson wrote alongside a clip of his TV balloon posted to his Instagram. “I’ve been lucky to have done some great things in my career, but after seeing my @nbcyoungrock FANNY PACK FLOAT in the #MacysThanksgivingParade, it might take the cake.”
the Baywatch The actor also reflected on his past and how far he has come since the fanny pack photo.
“That period of my life may represent when I only had $ 7 billion in my bum bag, but at least I had enough COOL to tuck in my turtleneck and wear fake silver jewelry because it was. anything I could afford 🤣🤦🏽♂️ he joked. “And my huge feathered eyebrow is the stuff dreams (and nightmares) are made of.”
He added, “Float, kid… you might do well someday. # fannypack4life ✊🏾🥃 #YOUNGROCK #NBC FEBRUARY 2021. »
The ball was created to promote NBC’s upcoming Young Rock series, which was inspired by the actor’s life. Filming for the new series is currently underway in Queensland, Australia, and will feature three different actors representing Johnson at different times in his life.
The former wrestler teased the new show earlier this month, sharing behind-the-scenes photos on social media. Johnson paid tribute to his late father Rocky Johnson, with a photo of Joseph Lee Anderson the representative on the screen.
“My father passed away suddenly earlier this year,” Johnson wrote captioned the photo from the shoot Thursday. “I never got a chance to say goodbye to my old man, which sucks – but like he always said, ‘Hey, the show has to go on’ and so on.
He added, “Hope you are proud of this Soulman … who ever would have thought eh !? 🥃 I wanted you to see that ‘first look’ at my pops. No filters, no polish and nothing. “amazing. Just the Soulman doing what he did best! I can’t wait for you to watch our new show. I think you’re going to like this.”
the Moana The star’s father died in January at the age of 75. The former WWE wrestler began his career in the mid-1960s and retired from the ring in 1991, before helping his son in his wrestling career.
Young Rock is scheduled to air on NBC in February 2021.
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