WWE is trying very hard to bring Dwayne The Rock Johnson’s best friend for a major role at WrestleMania: Reports

The hype around WrestleMania 40 has started to build as various kinds of rumors have been making the rounds on the web.

WWE is trying very hard to bring Dwayne The Rock Johnson’s best friend for a major role at WrestleMania: Reports

Dwayne Johnson (via WWE/Wrestling News)

WWE is all set to kick off the road to WrestleMania. With blockbuster storylines heading to the Show of Shows, the Stamford-based promotion is doing everything to make it a star-studded event. According to some recent reports, WWE is planning to bring Dwayne Johnson’s best friend Kevin Hart as the host for Wrestlemania.


According to the Wrestling Blog, WWE has been internally discussing the host of WrestleMania. Although the plan is to bring a celebrity from Philadelphia on board as the host, Kevin Hart is at the top of the list, and the company is doing everything to make it a reality.

WWE has been discussing about possibly having Kevin Hart as one of the host for WrestleMania 40. There's been other names mentioned from actors and famous people from Philadelphia on being part of the show. But WWE is very interest in Kevin Hart.
Wrestling Blog on Kevin Hart

It needs to be noted that Hart’s best friend, The Rock, recently became a board member of TKO. This makes it possible for WWE to approach the Hollywood star for the role of host at WrestleMania. Hart is from Philadelphia, which will definitely generate immense buzz if WWE is somehow able to bring him on board.

Only time will tell if WWE finalizes Hart as the host or not. It will be keen to see who is going to join the likes of The Miz, The Rock, The New Day, and Kim Kardashian as the hosts of WrestleMania. The Showcase of Immortals is just months away, and a line-up of stars like CM Punk, Roman Reigns, and Cody Rhodes is all set to headline the show.


WWE signs Dwayne Johnson in a new deal

Dwayne Johnson shocked the world when he was announced as a board member of TKO. Now, a new report has been surfacing on the internet, which suggests WWE made another deal with The Rock amidst his deal with TKO. It sheds new light on the future of the Great One with the Stamford-based promotion.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (via WWE)

According to the company’s filing via Wrestling Inc., WWE has paid a whopping $30 million in stock to the Rock in order for him to promote the company in the upcoming years. The Brahma Bull will be making appearances globally while promoting WWE in 2024 and 2025.

The landscape of WWE has surely changed. Monday Night Raw is all set to move onto Netflix in 2025, which is going to impact the company’s programming drastically. Only time will tell if WWE will be able to achieve success with this model. It is going to be interesting to see what the future holds for the company.

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