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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson announces new fitness reality show

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson announces new fitness reality show
From Global News - February 6, 2018

Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson is set to star in and executive produce a new reality competition series for NBC called,The Titan Games.

In each episode, competitors from across the United States will enter an arena in order to face one of six Titans.

If the competitor succeeds in defeating the reigning champs, they willtake their place as a member of the elite Titan group. Once one becomes a Titan, they will need to be victorious every week to remain at the top. The season finale will end with an epic battle where the Titans compete against one another in hopes to become the last male and female standing.

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Johnson announced the new series during an appearance onThe Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

When I was an athlete, I feel like sports really helped me through the best of times, the worst of times. It got me off the streets when I was getting arrested. It got me through depressionI was able to do a lot of great things. So the idea was, I wanted to create a platform that gave everyday people a chance to change their lives and do something extraordinary, Johnson explained to Fallon.

He said he was inspired by his favourite series,American Ninja Warrior.

Dont just watch me on the show, you got to join me, Johnson said before telling people to apply to become contestants on the new reality show.

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Johnson tweeted about the new series and sent the link for The Titan Games casting websiteon Feb. 4.

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