Now that they are together in two movie franchises, John Cena would love to fight Dwayne Johnson on screen (although he cautions that this clash is not guaranteed).
John Cena and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson now share not one, but two movie franchises: Fast & Furious and DC Extended Universe. With that in mind, there has been a lot of excitement and speculation from fans as to whether or not former pro wrestling rivals will face off on the big screen. Cena says he would love to see such a confrontation happen, though he cautions fans that it is far from guaranteed, despite how “inevitable” it may seem.
“You know me. Ready, willing and able. And answer the phone every time it rings. I’m fine,” Cena said. ComicBook.com when asked if a cinematic battle between him and Johnson was on the cards. “I think the excitement is starting to build with the fans, whether it’s the talk of Fast, or you speak now of the DC Universe. I don’t mean to say that we are on a crash course and it is inevitable. I want to, because I am a fan. But we’ll see. We’ll see what happens. Tell me what it says. “
Cena and Johnson, of course, have had a very similar path to success. They both got their start in the world of professional wrestling and rose to the top of WWE (formerly WWF) before making the leap to Hollywood. Like The Rock, Johnson was easily one of the biggest stars of the WWF Attitude Era, second only to “Stone Cold” Steve Austin, and Cena subsequently became WWE’s biggest star during the age of aggression. ruthless and beyond.
While it remains to be seen if the two will ever have some kind of showdown in a Fast and Furious o DC movie, Cena and Johnson had a multi-year rivalry in WWE several years ago. After years out of the company, Johnson returned to WWE in 2011 to host WrestleMania XXVII, during which he cost Cena the WWE Championship by interfering in his main event match against The Miz.
This resulted in a feud between the two stars, culminating in a main event a year later in WrestleMania XXVIII, which saw the People’s Champion finally reign victorious over the Doctor in Thuganomics. Cena and Johnson had a rematch with the WWE Championship on the line another year later in WrestleMania 29, with Cena getting the win this time.
Notably, despite being together in two movie franchises, Cena and Johnson have yet to appear on screen together in either of them. Johnson made his Fast and Furious debut as Luke Hobbs in 2011 Fast five, later taking up the role in Fast and Furious 6, Furious 7 and the Fate of the Furious. Meanwhile, Cena made his franchise debut as Jakob Toretto this year. F9. Johnson sat F9, having recently appeared in the 2019 spinoff film Fast & Furious Gifts: Hobbs & Shaw. Johnson says he has no current plans to appear in the last two main lines Fast and Furious Films.
As far as his DC projects go, none of them have come out yet. Cena will play Christopher Smith / Peacemaker in director James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, which hits theaters and HBO Max in just over a week on August 6. Cena will also reprise her role for a Peacemaker solo series on HBO. Max, which is expected to premiere early next year.
Meanwhile, Johnson will star in the antihero eponymous Black Adam, a spin-off of Shazam!. TO Black adam The film has been in development for years, and the Johnson-led superhero blockbuster finally began production last April. Black adam It is currently scheduled for release on July 29, 2022.
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