It’s not enough that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has made arguably the most successful transition from the world of pro wrestling to the silver screen by becoming one of the biggest draws today in the action movie genre – he now apparently wants your clothes, your boots and your motorcycle.
While filming a scene for the upcoming star-studded adaptation of the classic arcade game Rampage, the most electrifying man in sports entertainment got caught up in the moment and decided to treat those around him to his Arnold Schwarzenegger impersonation. Unfortunately, it’s not a very good attempt at channeling the Governator, so we wouldn’t recommend that he try convincing Cohaagen to give these people air anytime soon, but it’s pretty amusing nonetheless.
You can take a look at some footage courtesy of Johnson’s Instagram page below:
Nailed it. Enjoy me completely butchering my best @schwarzenegger impersonation while rehearsing on set of #Rampage. When I was a kid Arnold was one of my heroes. And when I first started in Hollywood, he was one of the biggest stars on the planet and was so supportive and welcoming to me, when he didn't have to be. First time we had dinner he said, "You can take the brass ring to places it's never been before" in his iconic accent which clearly I suck at. 15 long hard working years later, here I am. Grateful. This one's for you brother. #YoBigDawg #OnSet #Rampage 💪🏾
Upon reading the caption, it quickly becomes apparent that it was all in good fun, as Arnie has always been an advocate of his. Truth be told, most people who do Schwarzenegger impressions are actually big fans (you can count me among that lot), so it doesn’t surprise us to see Johnson make an attempt at getting to the choppa as it were.
Given what we’ve learned about the film’s plot thus far, it sounds like this’ll be a different kind of monster movie. Knowing how audiences have been recently dazzled by flicks such as Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island, the last thing Rampage needs to do is feel like a rehash, so we’re hoping the on-set fun will carry over to the final product.