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Dwayne Douglas Johnson also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer and professional wrestler. Originally billed as "Rocky Maivia", he gained mainstream fame in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF/E) from 1996 to 2004, and was the first third-generation wrestler in the companys history. He returned to wrestling part-time for WWE from 2011 to 2013. Johnson is widely considered one of the all-time greatest professional wrestlers. Learn more?



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Ring name: The Rock


Birthday: May 2, 1972


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Mini Biography: Dwayne Douglas Johnson also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer and professional wrestler. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, winning a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes football team. He later played for the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League, and was cut two months into the 1995 season. This led him to become a professional wrestler like his grandfather, Peter Maivia, and his father, Rocky Johnson (from whom he also inherited his Canadian citizenship). Originally billed as “Rocky Maivia”, he gained mainstream fame in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF/E) from 1996 to 2004, and was the first third-generation wrestler in the company’s history. He returned to wrestling part-time for WWE from 2011 to 2013. Johnson is widely considered one of the all-time greatest professional wrestlers.

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Date: August 21st

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The Rock returning at SummerSlam was talked about a few weeks ago, Dave Meltzer reports in the latest wrestling observer newsletter. He adds that Rock’s return “was hinted to me.”
That sort of insider information has definitely added credibility to mounting speculation that The Rock will be in Brooklyn this weekend. However, Meltzer stopped short of confirming it, stating he wasn’t specifically told that Rock would definitely be there.
WWE would be wanting to keep it a surprise, although in media interviews Roman Reigns has indicated that his cousin could be involved. That could be a trick of the WWE PR machine, tease Rock’s appearance to build interest, but keep the actual return spot as a surprise.
“I wanna tell you but I don’t want to give anything away.” Reigns said. “Let’s just put it this way. It’s The Rock, Dwayne Johnson. Biggest superstar on Earth, possibly. If he wants to show up to Brooklyn, he’s going to show up to Brooklyn. It wouldn’t be the first time, and it probably won’t be the last time. It’s WWE. Anything can happen.”
The comeback angle could be the start of Rock’s narrative for WrestleMania 32, a show he is expected to headline just seven months from now. He’ll be main eventing Mania against Triple H, so fans should expect any SummerSlam angle to involve a verbal clash between The Game and The Great One.
SummerSlam is a four hour show this year, there’s certainly plenty of time for a segment featuring The Rock.

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Posted by Website Staff
Date: August 20th

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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is apparently starring in the long-gestating movie adaptation of Walt Disney’s The Jungle Cruise. The comedic adventure film, based on one of the older Disneyland/Disney World theme park attractions, was positioned as a Tom Hanks/Tim Allen reunion vehicle of sorts for what feels like decades, but nothing ever came of it. Obviously Disney has been going about turning its theme park attractions into movies for a while now, with some (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl) working better than others (The Country Bears). The project is one of about 467 films that Johnson has lined up. Moreover, his recent decision making points to a career arc not unlike the one Will Smith attempted back in the mid-90′s that eventually turned him into the biggest movie star in the world for a time. In short, Dwayne Johnson is specifically seeking out explicitly commercial movies that people might actually want to see Dwayne Johnson starring in.

That was Will Smith’s career path as well. From 1995 to around 2012, give or take a few “one for me” projects, Mr. Smith specifically picked outwardly commercial high-concept pictures. At first, the emphasis was on science-fiction action movies, as Smith had (not inaccurately) decided that said movies were the clearest path to box office glory. But even when he expanded into other genres (the romantic comedy Hitch, the economic mobility drama The Pursuit of Happyness, the superhero deconstruction Hancock), the commercial impulse was there. And Smith had an astonishing hit streak from 2002 to 2012, with eight straight $100 million+ domestic blockbusters. Regardless of whether you think any of these films were any good, or irrespective of whether you think Smith is any good in them, Will Smith became one of our biggest blockbuster movie stars partially by explicitly choosing movies with overt blockbuster potential. And that, for better or worse, is what Dwayne Johnson is doing.

And because this is 2015 and not 1995, part of the so-called blockbuster package involves either pre-established properties or, in the absence of that, a paper-thin high concept. So the Dwayne Johnson of 2015 is making a movie based on The Jungle Cruise, a movie based on the Baywatch television show, a movie based on the Rampage video game, and a movie based on the DC Comics/Time Warner Inc. title Shazam, where he will play the villainous Black Adam. These are not going to win any Oscars, and I might argue, based on San Andreas and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, that they are almost beneath him in terms of acting challenges. But they are wholly commercial films that will not only give The Rock more blockbuster hits under his belt but will make more money because they starred The Rock than if they didn’t.

He has become something of a pro at the newfangled movie star ideal, which as “big star + prepackaged concept.” The reason I tend to write about Dwayne Johnson a lot, and I am aware that I do, is because he is one of the few big movie stars consistently making big movie star vehicles in this day-and-age. That’s not necessarily a “testament to his genius” or any such silliness so much as an acknowledgment that Hollywood doesn’t make many outright star vehicles anymore. In the era of the concept-driven fantasy tentpole, the star, assuming the studios even opt for a real movie star, is so secondary to the concept that the star is almost beside the point. Sure, Ben Affleck as Batman is a big deal, but the idea of Ben Affleck in a superhero movie is secondary to the notion of a Batman movie. And I don’t have to list the bazillion would-be franchises that were launched on the back of barely-known young male actors.

What’s interesting about The Rock’s upcoming choices, along with the $467 million-grossing San Andreas (his biggest solo hit ever by a lot), is that they are big would-be blockbuster movies where the star is arguably as important, if not more so, than the prepackaged concept. And yes, that’s different from Brett Ratner’s underrated Hercules, which was basically a straight Dwayne Johnson sell and thus “only” made $243m on a $100m budget for Paramount/Viacom Inc. In terms of star vehicle movie stars, there is still Tom Cruise. But he came of age in an era when, to a certain extent, making really good movies in the studio system could make you a star without any franchise potential or prepackaged concepts.

And there is, of course, a downside to all of this, which is why the early Will Smith years come to mind. Even after being in Hollywood for 20 years and earning two Oscar nominations, Smith still has to fight the (rather absurd) notion that he is a soulless blockbuster machine who isn’t that good of an actor. As someone who was shocked by how genuinely good of an actor Dwayne Johnson was in The Rundown and then amused by his “make it look easy” charisma in films like Be Cool and Get Smart, I don’t necessarily want to see the actor disappear entirely into the prefabricated blockbuster machine. Movies like San Andreas will continue to make him a movie star, but I hope he takes the time to knock out a Pain and Gain or a Snitch now and then as well.

But for the moment it will be interesting to see how these explicitly blockbuster-friendly choices play out, both artistically and commercially. The Jungle Cruise, as a movie, will be an interesting challenge. The appeal of the ride is not its would-be spectacle but rather the snarky, sarcastic, and pun-filled narration offered by the riverboat captain each time out (maybe Weird Al Yankovic will cameo as Skipper Dan). Dwayne Johnson, over the last five years or so, has shown a genuine shrewdness in terms of picking the kinds of projects that would not only garner solid box office but would net him more than a little credit for said successes. The game today is not the mere star vehicle but, when it’s available, the star+concept package sell. As such, he is playing the game in a way that reminds me of a younger Will Smith. But I do hope that Dwayne Johnson the actor doesn’t get swallowed whole by Dwayne Johnson the movie star.

Credit: Forbes

Posted by Website Staff
Date: August 19th

Disney is moving forward with an untitled film revolving around its “Jungle Cruise” theme park attraction with Dwayne Johnson attached to star.

“Crazy Stupid Love” helmers John Requa and Glenn Ficarra are on board to pen the script. John Davis and John Fox of Davis Entertainment will produce. Kristin Burr is overseeing for Disney.

The studio has been trying to develop a film based around the safari ride for sometime, with Tom Hanks and Tim Allen each attached to star at some point. Plot details are unknown at this time, other than the fact that it will be a period piece.

Following the success of “The Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, Disney has pushed hard to find ways to use its various brand-name theme park attractions as a basis for feature films. A “Haunted Mansion” pic is currently in development with Ryan Gosling attached to star; an earlier “Haunted Mansion” film with Eddie Murphy did not succeed at the box office.

Johnson is coming off a huge summer with his film “San Andreas” and new TV series “Ballers” both faring well. Johnson recently wrapped production on “Central Intelligence,” which bows next summer, and he’s expected to shoot the comedy “Baywatch” at the start of 2016.

He is repped by WME, the Garcia Companies and Gang Tyre. The news was first reported by the Hollywood Reporter.

Credit: Variety

Posted by Website Staff
Date: August 18th

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On Ballers this week, we see a friendship compromised, a new friendship begin and coming to terms with your past.

Ballers opens up with Spencer visiting Vernon Littlefield to tell him that Angela was paid and that all of the pictures have been recovered. Spencer also informs him that a deal is on the table for him to play ball. Vernon is excited to hear this and he expresses how grateful he is. Meanwhile, Reggie gets upset and tries to downplay Spencer helping out Vernon by blaming him for Vernon’s downfalls. Spencer then lets Vernon know what Reggie has been up too. Vernon then tells Reggie that he has to leave.

Spencer informs Vernon that the deal that was offered was time sensitive and they needed an answer. Vernon tells them that he needs to clean his car out. His emotions are high after the incident.

Spencer revisits his doctor for a follow up after his CT results. His doctor tells him that everything is fine and he has a clean bill of health. He calls his nightmares flashbacks and insists that they are no big deal. He now sees the guy whose career he ended all over TV in ads and commercials.

Spencer purposefully wrecks his car so he can call Dan, the guy whose career he ended, to apologize. He waits on Dan to show up and when he does, he is not happy to see him. Spencer tells him he only needs a ride. Dan gives him a ride. Inside Spencer still tries to communicate and Dan says he doesn’t want to talk about it. Dan’s wife and son Adam walk in and Spencer invites Dan and Adam to the baseball game tonight.

Spencer tells Joe he can’t go to the game because he invited someone else. Joe thinks its a woman and Spencer denies. Joe thinks its Mr. Anderson and Spencer denies.

Spencer, Dan and Adam show up at the game. Dan thinks Spencer is doing it to rub his lifestyle in his face. Spencer tells him if he wants he will leave him be, but Dan somewhat apologies and promises to ease up.

The ending is for you to see on your own. Watch it here

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Date: August 18th

Graduates of Miami-Dade Corrections’ boot camp program got quite the treat Monday afternoon when Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson popped up in the audience.

Graduation ceremonies are pretty big in it of themselves but even better is when the Hollywood star is in attendance and it’s all for a documentary that he’s working on that’s near and dear to his heart.

Johnson shook hands with the more than 30 Cadets from the Miami-Dade County Corrections and Rehabilitation Department Boot Camp Program as they marked the culmination of six months of hard work at the Metro Justice Building in Miami.

Their families, drill instructors, judges and city officials were on hand for the big occasion.

The graduating class is made up of young men and women between the ages of 14 and 24 who are currently in custody and were sentenced to the Boot Camp program.

The program’s goal is to give them the tools needed to successfully re-enter the community, with the hopes and likelihood that they will not re-offend in the future.

Johnson talked about why he wanted to show the world what this program is all about.

“Three years ago, I had the opportunity to visit some of the cadets and I spoke to them and the moment I walked into the facility I knew this place was something special. I spoke to them. I gave the cadets my history, my background. When I was 13 or 14, I started getting arrested, doing a lot of things I shouldn’t have been doing, multiple times I was arrested before I got to the University of Miami, not after I got to the University of Miami and I wanted them to know that life does go on and they’re going to have another opportunity. So after I spoke three years ago, I went back home. I went back home to my production team and I said, ‘there’s a very, very special place here and I think that we should create show, some show that can highlight and showcase what they’re doing and the impact that the boot camp is making. We need to show that to the world,” said Johnson.

The boot camp program is credited for helping nearly 90 percent of all graduates turn their lives around thanks to the training and mentoring they receive.

There is no word of when exactly the documentary will air but one thing that’s for sure is that “The Rock” sure is a busy man.

Johnson said in November, he’s going to be taping his show “Ballers” which airs on HBO and also he’s getting ready for the movie “Baywatch.”

Credit: CBS Miami

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Date: August 15th
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Disney brought its upcoming animated adventure Moana to Friday’s D23 Expo in Anaheim with the help of surprise guest Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

The film, set in the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, follows spirited teenager Moana, who longs to be a “wayfinder,” or navigator. She takes to the seas to find the long-lost island that can connect her to her ancestors, along the way teaming up with Maui (Johnson).

“This is my heritage,” an emotional Johnson told the audience at the Disney fan expo. “I am proudly half-Samoan and half-black.”

In the film, Moana and Maui battle monsters of the deep and explore an underworld where the ocean is the ceiling above them. There, they encounter the ancient ones, but they also cross paths with a vengeful island spirit made of molten lava, the Guardian of Tefiti.

The D23 presentation featured two clips from the film, one of which showed the heroine as a bay, interacting with the ocean, which is essentially its own character in the film. The water parts so she can collect shells, exposing a turtle swimming by and other sea life, plays with her hair, and eventually pushes her back to shore when her dad calls for her.

Another clip gave fans a better look at Johnson’s Maui, a large man with long, black, curly hair who is covered in tattoos (which themselves are animated to move) and wears a shell necklace as well as bottoms made out of plants. A self-professed demigod, Maui also wielded a giant fishhook in what seemed like an attempt to show off to Moana. “What does a demigod have to do?” he asks, when it’s clear that she’s not impressed.

Johnson said that his character was born human but was raised by gods, so he never quite fit in one way or the other — and that Moana could be the person to help him find his true self.

The presentation also featured a song from the movie, performed live by South Pacific fusion band Te Vaka, which uses traditional island instruments. Moana will feature music from Te Vaka artist Opetaia Foa’I, a New Zealand guitarist; Mark Mancina, the composer behind Con Air, Speed, Tarzan, and Planes; and Lin-Manuel Miranda, who won a Tony and an Emmy for In the Heights. Miranda is the mastermind behind the new Broadway show Hamilton, a hip-hop version of the life of Alexander Hamilton.

Credit: EW.com

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Date: August 14th
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CLEVELAND, Ohio — With WWE’s SummerSlam less than two weeks away and lacking a bit of star power, one of WWE’s biggest superstars of all time may be coming to the rescue.

Rumor has it Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson could make an appearance at the Aug. 23 summer extravaganza, which WWE has pushed from three, to four hours long.

The rumors stem from a recent interview WWE star Roman Reigns gave to Fox Sports, in which he was asked if The Rock could be at SummerSlam.

“I wanna tell you, but I don’t want to give anything away,” Reigns said. “It’s The Rock, Dwayne Johnson, biggest superstar on Earth, possibly. If he wants to show up to Brooklyn, he’s going to show up to Brooklyn. It wouldn’t be the first time and it probably won’t be the last time. It’s WWE. Anything can happen.”

Having The Rock appear at SummerSlam makes sense. So far, WWE has announced eight matches for the pay-per-view. But only The Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar match has much buzz.

WCW legend Sting was initially rumored to appear at the pay-per-view. But that suggestion has since been batted down.

The Rock could be just what the doctor ordered in justifying WWE’s claim that SummerSlam will be as big as WrestleMania. The only issue is that the finale of The Rock’s HBO series “Ballers” is set to air the same night.

SummerSlam will take place in Brooklyn and will include the Ultimate SummerSlam Experience, featuring several panels with superstars/Hall of Famers like Shawn Michaels, Reigns, Triple H and Kevin Nash.

The last time The Rock showed up in Brooklyn he laid the smack down on Rusev in epic fashion.

Credit : Cleveland.com

Posted by Website Staff
Date: August 10th

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Ballers is down to the wire. There are only two episodes left. You can catch up with Ballers on the HBO Now app or our Sendvid video channel.

This week Ballers was very entertaining as usual. Spencer and Joe are still dealing with the aftermath of the yacht party that they put on for new recruitment.

Spencer gets his results from his MRI this week. The doctor tells Spencer that he is very healthy and that his symptoms might be psychological, but he is not trying to pay attention to that.

After Mr. Anderson receives videos and photos from the yacht party from Angie, he plays them for Spencer and Joe.
Spencer agrees finally to pay Angie a visit in person and fix the issue.

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Date: August 7th
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More commonly known as ‘The Rock’, Dwayne Johnson has come a long, long way since his days in the world wide wrestling federation. This year alone, the 43-year-old actor has been seen all over the big screen in movies like ‘Furious Seven’ and ‘San Andreas’. But the hard-hitting Hawaiian native is not only taking over the box-office, he’s also making his mark on TV. In Ballers, Dwayne plays a retired athlete turned financial manager named Spencer Strasmore. The show has just been picked up for a second season so it’s safe to say that Dwayne Johnson’s career is…well, ballin’.Was there anything that heading into this – because obviously you have tons of friends in the professional sports world – that were players telling you, “We would like to see this story told; we would like to see this element told? The public always gets something wrong, and we would like to have a certain thing come to the screen that seems more legitimate and more real”? Was there any of that coming in where players were after you about that stuff?
One hundred percent. One hundred percent. I mean, from Antonio Brown to you name it. The main thing with the players that I had gotten in our conversations over the months was just make it real and make it feel authentic and, you know, in our world, if you pull back a curtain to a large degree and showcase what really happens in relationships as players are trying to renegotiate contracts, the pitfalls, the land mines, as Richard Schiff had said in the trailer you guys saw, are prevalent and they’re there.

I think for the players, they knew that they were going to get comedy, but I also feel they knew that if any other team in Hollywood, put together with a star of the show, was able to come on and produce the show as well — and we have great people around us. There was a sense of all right. We’re going to jump off this cliff with you, and we’re going to believe because of the respect that you have for the game, and so they had that again, to wrap it up, their biggest thing was just make it feel real and really like our lives, and I feel that’s what we’re doing.

Dwayne, why TV? You’re not busy enough with your movie career?

Yeah, buddy. I’m not busy. I’m not busy at all. And yes, and because it is HBO. Look, for a long time in my career I was just looking for opportunities and trying to create opportunities, so opportunities now are plentiful, and I stay busy, and I like being busy. But look. I think for all of us, work begets work and action begets action, and it’s not working for the sake of working. In this case, it’s working for the sake of quality. And I wanted to partner up with HBO. Known Michael Lombardo for some time, and we wanted to do something and create something, I think, that was cool and special and that had some depth and quality to it and also had fun, which is why it’s a 30 minute show.

The idea behind something like this was the quality, was the quality of the show, the quality of my partners, the quality at HBO. And they do it pretty good. So if I was going to get involved in television and throw my hat in the television ring, so to speak, HBO is a great place.

Your, Spencer, has made his peace with going off the field and going behind the scenes. Is that a peace you could ever make, and if it’s not, how did you get into the mind set of Spencer?

I appreciate that question. It’s one of the biggest reasons why I love doing this show. It’s one of the biggest reasons why I feel such a personal connection to the show, is because the life that Spencer Strasmore has was a life I wanted. I wanted that life. Down here, University of Miami, 18 years old, I stepped on campus. I had no money, and we struggled for a long time, but my No. 1 goal was to make it to the NFL just so I can buy my parents their first house that they lived in. I never lived in a house until I was 28 years old. So we lived in efficiencies and apartments.

So the point is it’s Spencer’s life as a successful NFL player, future Hall of Famer. That was the life I wanted. I failed at that. So to answer your question, which was a great question, by the way, about will I ever find peace with it? I think I found peace with it. I don’t know. Maybe a therapist would say otherwise. Maybe I need some work with clearing some issues, but for many years my goal was to make it, and I never did. And then when the game is taken away from you or it’s cut short like a lot of players, like it happened to me when I had a run there where I was I had suffered a lot of injuries, five knee surgeries, bad back injury, complete reconstruction on my shoulder. It all happened within my college career. So it sidelined me.

So will I find peace with it? As best I can, but I think and now, because I have my degree in psychology, clearly, I think I’m finding peace with it on the show. And I’ve got to tell you, it’s unlike any experience I’ve ever had. I’ve had the opportunity in movies to play a lot of characters and a lot of men who have done some pretty good things, and they galvanize some people, and they go on to save the day, and there’s bad guys to hunt down. In something like this, the muscle I get to exercise in this is a completely different one that I was never used to. What I mean by that is just living and just every day you’re just living and living life. So the experience has been tremendous, and I am fortunate to be playing a guy whose life I wanted.

You said earlier that for a long time, you were searching for opportunities. You said now you have the opportunities. What changed? What happened to change that?

Well, I think what happened for me, I hit rock bottom. I hit a rock bottom. So the rock bottom when the first rock bottom that I hit was out of college where I worked for ten years from the time I started playing football and at 14 years old to the time I was 23, I think, and did not get drafted. Played in the CFL for approximately 200 bucks a week Canadian. I got cut from the team a couple of months later, and I had to close that chapter in my life. Then when I went back home, I couldn’t afford to live here in Miami with my girlfriend at the time, and I had to move back in with my parents.

I think at 23 years old, it’s pretty sobering, and it’s a tough experience when you have to move back in with your parents. And at that time, my parents, like I said, we never lived in a home. So they had a little small apartment in Tampa, Florida, and I had to move in with them. And then you go through the challenges of that. You hit depression. You hit rock bottom.

I was just wondering how many of the stories actually come from real stories? You know, real things that happened to you or your buddies, aside from the big overreaching story.

They’re all very real, authentic stories, and that was, you know, one of the most important things for us, I think, just creatively, to make sure that we were telling stories that were authentic and that were derived from real scenarios. We have great players, former players, coaches, by the way, who we have consulted with who come on, agents, financial advisors, a multitude of people who are able to help us, and my own personal experiences, by the way, that I’ve been able to share too.

All the stories are real stories. They’re not farfetched, and I think you see that. And a lot of times the simplistic storylines in the show, and in our show, become the most powerful because they’re that real.

If you could think back to that 14 year old kid who had a head full of dreams and the 23 year old whose dreams never came true, what would they say if they knew what your life was going to be like today?

They would say holy shit. They would. They would just be grateful. We were evicted out of our efficiency in Hawaii when I was 14 years old and forced to leave Hawaii — and look from that to sitting here with all you guys talking about a show that’s doing pretty good and a career that’s doing pretty good, very, very grateful. So I think that I’m very, very lucky, okay, so I’ve got a lot of good people around me. I surround myself with some really good partners, one of which is on stage right now in Mike Lombardo and HBO. There’s a lot of people in my life who commit themselves to our overall success, whether it’s the production company of 7 Bucks or whether it’s the movie career or other things we want to do. So I’m really fortunate. But I can tell you that the No. 1 thing and I tell this, by the way, to players who are playing in the league, to college players who want to make it to the NFL, to players at the end of their career and they want to transition into media. And I always say the same thing. It always comes like you could strip it all away. You could strip away the lights. You could strip away Hollywood, strip away the glitz, the glamour, the cars, and the money, and strip it all away. It will always come down to the hard work and the commitment you’re willing to put in. So for me, this is why I say I’m lucky. So I got a lot of people around me who are willing to work just as hard as I am. And believe me, I push their asses.

Is there room for improvement on the show?

There’s room for improvement on our show. Yeah. Sure. There’s always room for improvement, I think. That’s one of the things that I love about our creative team and my producing partners and the network, that no one is satisfied. And, you know, the show’s creator, Steve Levinson, who you guys know pretty well, is a hungry guy, and even after all of his success and after a show like “Ballers,” and we’re hitting it pretty good right now midseason in terms of ratings and people liking the show and really having this visceral reaction to our show, the guy, I just spoke to him yesterday for about an hour because it’s all about getting better; it’s thinking about Season 2 and how we’re going to improve, where we’re going to improve. Because it’s a lot easier, I think, and you guys know this, in success to settle and get comfortable in your success, but it’s the discipline, I think, that it takes to pause for a second in any type of success and say okay, well, we appreciate the things we’re doing good, but now we need to know the things we’re doing better. So, yeah. There’s always improvement on our show.

And what we’ll do, by the way, is I think that’s the great thing for me, personally, even producing the show is really having my finger on the pulse of social media and Instagram and Twitter, and the feedback is instant, and people and the response to the show , you know, you start to separate the snark from the quality responses, and in those quality responses, we’ve been getting some great notes from fans and things that we’re going to implement in Season

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Date: August 5th

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This week Ballers opens up with a look of the guys in Spencer’s kitchen. Spencer had just cooked breakfast. Spencer is seated at his table with Joe, Vernon and Reggie. They are talking about the picture of Vernon that surfaced. Maximo wants big cash for the picture and Vernon isn’t set on paying her. Spencer surprises everyone at the table and says he will pay the debt and Vernon will pay him back when he settles his contract. As we take a closer look at Spencer’s wardrobe, we see him wearing his father’s custom shirt. This is his way of paying tribute to his father.

Ok back to the show. Spencer pays Tina a visit. Tina (played by LeToya Luckett) is Rodney’s widow. Rodney died on episode one in a head on collision. Spencer heads over to Tina’s house and brings her a dish. She hands Spencer Rodney’s ashes and tells him to deal with it.

Spencer and Joe meet up with Maximo to pay for Vernon’s photo. Maximo tells Spencer that the lady in charge wants to meet face to face with Spencer. He angrily declines. Spencer is distracted driving down the highway and Rodney’s ashes spill all over the floor. He places Rodney’s urn in a seatbelt as he continues on his journey.

Spencer and Charles finds out Ricky has gotten into trouble and go to diffuse the situation. Spencer and Charles then go to the field to lay Rodney to rest.

This is enough of a review. You can check the full video out here.

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