Dwayne JohnsonRecent Hercules star, Dwayne Johnson’s new HBO series, “Ballers” is scheduled to start shooting next month in South Beach and Miami areas of Florida. It will be a comedy, drama and everything else in between all set in the NFL. It will be a half hour show about current and retired football players living in Miami will star Johnson as Spencer Strasmore, a retired player, the show will be produced by Johnson and Mark Wahlberg, who starred with Johnson in last years’ film Pain & Gain. Wahlberg is currently filming Ted 2 with Amanda Seyfried.

This will be Johnson’s first time starring in a fictional TV series. Last year he produced and starred in TNT’s reality competition series The Hero, which garnered respectable ratings with 1.5 million viewers. The show does not have a release date yet, but it looks to be a great new HBO series coming soon.