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The Rock Has A Cow, Man
Dwayne Johnson to voice CGI film

06 March 2009  |  Written by Helen O'Hara  

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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is all set to voice a bull in upcoming film Holy Cow! And while Home on the Range didn't exactly break box-office records, and The Barnyard was equally lacking, maybe this time cows on screen will prove as fascinating as cowboys.

The twist to this story is that Johnson's "macho" Texas steer decides that he needs to move to India, where cows are revered rather than eaten, to avoid a nasty fate. So there could be a rather nice cross-cultural element to the whole thing, and at least the Indian angle gives it a shot at originality.

The film's currently going out to writers and directors, but is set to be a co-production between Johnson's White Buffalo Media and the LA and Mumbai-based Prana Animation Studios. In the meantime, His Rockness's child-friendly career continues in the upcoming Race to Witch Mountain and The Tooth Fairy.


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Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, I will kick your ASS!!!! (Na, just kidding bro. I dig you) More

Posted by Halo14 at 05:27 on 09 March 2009 | Report This Post

So you think this a planned effort to get more family friendly films or Mr Johnson taking anything that'll pay the bills? The Rock had a ridiculious amount of fans when he was still wrestling ...surely there is ONE good director that wants him their film??? The guy has definatley got a likeability factor going for him! More

Posted by SkullKassidy at 20:02 on 07 March 2009 | Report This Post

I don't know if it's right to swear at a Disney article, but...
Seeing him sell his soul like this is very fucking depressing. More

Posted by O_Goncho at 18:54 on 07 March 2009 | Report This Post

man i soooo want there to be a welcome to the jungle two. Stop making this shit, have you got the same agent as vin diesel. I want to see you hurting people More

Posted by bigdog1000 at 19:25 on 06 March 2009 | Report This Post

man i soooo want there to be a welcome to the jungle two. Stop making this shit, have you got the same agent as vin diesel. I want to see you hurting people More

Posted by bigdog1000 at 19:24 on 06 March 2009 | Report This Post

man i soooo want there to be a welcome to the jungle two. Stop making this shit, have you got the same agent as vin diesel. I want to see you hurting people More

Posted by bigdog1000 at 19:24 on 06 March 2009 | Report This Post

WHAT'S HAPPENED TO YOU MAN
You were the next big thing in actioners - Return to The Jungle and Walking Tall were both enjoyable and they showed real promise on your future Rockness. You let Southland Tales get to you and now you've gone all Pacifier on us and gone Disney-lite Rock. Thank heavens we have Jason 'The Stath' Statham as our icon for action. More

Posted by Taz69 at 09:43 on 06 March 2009 | Report This Post

Will it become a Slumcow Millionaire…? More

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