Dwayne Johnson To Play Charley Pride In Upcoming Biopic
May 2, 2011 at 10:09 AM (PT)
Actor DWAYNE JOHNSON, also known as the THE ROCK, is set to play Country legend CHARLEY PRIDE in an upcoming biopic, which he will also produce. TERRENCE HOWARD was originally expected to play PRIDE and CRAIG BREWER had been reported as director.
PRIDE told THE TELEGRAPH JOURNAL, “New management took over the studio that was ready to begin site work on it and a decision was made to put all their resources behind thrillers -- fast actioners. They felt that was where the big box office money was then."
A release date the for the film has not been reported at this time.