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Old 01-18-2013, 04:25 PM   #51 (permalink)
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Default Re: Why doesn't The Rock do movies with WWE studios and still wrestle part time?

Because he doesn't want his acting career to be tarnished by mediocre, amateur films.

Who could blame him?
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:26 PM   #52 (permalink)
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Pain & Gain looks like its gonna be the nuts.
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:38 PM   #53 (permalink)
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Dwayne has made more money outside of WWE than he was making in WWE so its obvious he wouldnt ever do a WWE studios movie
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:41 PM   #54 (permalink)
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Default Re: Why doesn't The Rock do movies with WWE studios and still wrestle part time?

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Have you ever seen a WWE studios movie?

It's hardly The Godfather.
And The Rock has been in so many great films like The Godfather
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Old 01-18-2013, 04:49 PM   #55 (permalink)
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Default Re: Why doesn't The Rock do movies with WWE studios and still wrestle part time?

WWE Studios has overall failed to turn a profit since becoming an independent full fledged production, they can't afford to pay the Rock for a movie that will statistically fail. They can afford to pay Rocky large sums of money for his wrestling periods because they know they can count on him turning a profit in that category. The Rock obviously still holds love for wrestling and the industry, but he's also a businessman.

It makes sense for him to make appearances in between filming schedules in order to make some money in his downtime, but to dedicate himself a film role with WWE Studios would effectively be tossing millions out the window. The guy is on fire and is one of the most in demand actors in Hollywood today. He wouldn't even need an agent if he didn't want one, he could just sit on his butt and somebody is going to call him for a movie deal that pays multitudes more than what WWE would even without negotiations.

If The Rock were absolutely dedicated to the company, he would do it, but I think he views this as more a hobby than anything. He gets a chance to live out the old days every now and then when he feels like it.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:43 PM   #56 (permalink)
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Because he's above that..
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:46 PM   #57 (permalink)
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Default Re: Why doesn't The Rock do movies with WWE studios and still wrestle part time?

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It's not an opinion, it's a fact! Most of his movies are generic action films poorly scrypted.
As Herb pointed out, you have a problem with your facts / opinions there matey.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:47 PM   #58 (permalink)
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Isn't The Condemned a WWE Studio movie? I thought that was better than anything The Rock has done to be fair. But yeah like others have said, no one really takes WWE Studios seriously and I'm sure he wants to be held in high respect.
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Old 01-18-2013, 05:49 PM   #59 (permalink)
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Rock must leave way for young and up coming wrestling/movie stars like CM Punk,Orton,Miz,Ted Dibiase Jr. Dwayne is hogging the sopt light for money!!!!11
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Old 01-18-2013, 06:01 PM   #60 (permalink)
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