Young Rock premieres on NBC in February. The series will tell the story of Dwayne “The Rock”. Johnson’s life. The Rock is the son of WWE Hall of Famer Rocky Johnson. The first episode alone sees actors playing characters like Andre the Giant, the Wild Samoans, Iron Sheik, and Johnson’s own father. “I look back with such a profound gratitude that I’m able to share these stories,” The Rock said during the TCA winter press tour. “There’s a lot of positive stuff that we can take out of this,” he said of the series. “To showcase it like this, and to showcase it through the lens of something that’s positive, I know that it meant a lot”.