Dwayne Johnson’s new HBO series “Ballers”
Recent 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.