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Dwayne Johnson Down To Play Himself In The McU, And We’re All For It

On Monday night, the MTV Movie & TV Awards took place. Avengers: Endgame was the big winner, of course, collecting gongs for Best Movie, Best Hero for Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark and Best Villain for Josh Brolin’s Thanos. Director Anthony Russo was on hand to pick up the Best Movie award, but also attending was Dwayne Johnson, collecting this year’s Generation Icon award.

Despite him possessing the most classically superhero-esque physique in the business, the actor’s never played a Marvel or DC character before (though he’s come close a few times). His proximity prompted a question for Russo though about which hero he thought Johnson should tackle, and his reply was excellent:

“The superhero that I would most like The Rock to play is The Rock. He is the best version of him.”

You know what? He absolutely is. Why bother having Johnson pretend to

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