Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Announces He's Returning to Wrestlemania - NBC Chicago

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Announces He's Returning to Wrestlemania



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    Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson speaks onstage during 'The Next Intersection For Hollywood with William Morris Endeavor's Ari Emanuel, Patrick Whitesell and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson' at the Fast Company Innovation Festival on November 9, 2015 in New York City.

    Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson announced that he will be making an appearance at Wrestlemania 32 this coming April.

    The WWE star-turned actor took to Instagram to share the good news with his legions of followers.

    "It's official: People's Champ is coming home to do 3 things with the people: set an all-time attendance record, electrify Dallas like never before &make all time #Wrestlemania history. And we have fun. Ok, that's four things but you know what the hell The Rock's sayin'..."

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    He thanked the WWE, saying it was an honor to return and that he "wouldn't miss it for the world." 

    The Rock attended last year's big show alongside Ronda Rousey at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where the two got the crowd hyped up for WWE stars Triple H and Stephanie McMahon.

    Wrestlemania 32 is set to take place in Dallas at the AT&T Stadium on Sunday, April 3, 2016.

    Johnson opened up about his WWE past to E! News several years ago and explained why he'll never forget his roots.

    "I appreciate where I came from and I appreciate the wrestling industry," he shared at the time. "Even more so I appreciate the fans, and they've been there for me. And I don't ever want to leave that entirely."

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