Former WWE Champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has returned to DC Comics.
Deadline reports that Rock Krypto will voice the Super-Dog in the upcoming Warner Bros. animated movie. – The DC League of Super-Pets.
Rock’s Seven Bucks production company will produce the animated film, which will hit theaters on May 20, 2022.
Writer-director Jared Stern’s superhero action adventure is the first feature film starring Superman’s best friend, Rock’s character. Sam Levine will co-direct the film, which will be released by Warner Bros. and Warner Animation Group. It was noted that a larger voice overcast will be announced in the near future.
This is Rock’s second project with DC. He also films the New Line / DC movie “Black Adam”, which is also produced by Seven Bucks. Rock stars as the title character in that movie, scheduled for release on July 29, 2022.
In addition to Krypto the Super-Dog, the DC League of Super-Pets also includes Streaky the Super-Cat, Ace the Bat-Hound, Comet the Super-Horse, Beppo the Super-Monkey and Proty the Extraterrestrial. The group first appeared together in February 1962, but were removed from the regular DC storylines in 1986. A newer version of the team returned to DC storylines in 2017.
Stay tuned for more about The Rock and its film projects. Below is the Krypto Origin video that DC released in 2019.
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