Dwayne Johnson toughed out hours of filming despite food poisoning to save his $98 million Hollywood flick

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the biggest Hollywood icons and also a mega WWE Superstar. Dwayne has a major influence in Hollywood right now. However, it wasn’t all sunshine and roses when he was starting out.

The WWE Carrier of the Rock is something no one has need to describe. The People’s Champion had some incredible legendary matches and iconic victories during his time in the company. However, recently The Rock’s problems during his first shoot revealed how he faced multiple issues during his first movie shoot.

Dwayne Johnson fell ill while filming his Hollywood debut

For those unaware, The Mummy Returns was the first movie that was given to The Rock for his Hollywood debut. This movie was the sequel of already a blockbuster hit movie named The Mummy. The next sequel The Mummy Returns was picked up after eight years of the first movie. Dwayne played the role of a revival of the cursed Scorpion King.

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The Rock had one day to actually shoot the film. He flew to Morocco on Wednesday. After getting ready on Thursday with his costumes and other essentials he had his shots on Friday. Due to having a WWE show in Detroit, the People’s Champion flew back on Saturday. Having a tight schedule led to multiple problems for Dwayne Johson. It was revealed that he was dealing with heatstroke as well as bad food poisoning. The temperature was above 110 degrees but the Rock burrowed under blankets, shivering.

But Dwayne gutted through this, eventually earning his own spin-off, The Scorpion King.

The Rock became synonymous to big-budget flicks for years to come

After going through a lot of struggle in his life, The People’s Champion finally becomes a kind of synonymous with big-budget flicks in his Hollywood carrier, 

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 In 2018, it was revealed that Johnson had got $124 million, which was the largest earning ever reported by Forbes for an actor. However, the Rock also has a smart brain for business, because along with his actor earnings, he also charged that particular company to pay him separately so that he can promote his own films on online social media platforms.

It was also speculated that he charged millions to share his own movie with his followers.


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