The Rock signs on for upcoming Disney animated movie

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson posted the following on Twitter earlier today, confirming that he has signed on to star in the upcoming Disney animated movie entitled “MOANA”:

Excited to star as “Maui” in Disney’s next big animated musical, MOANA. Incredible story!
**clears throat #TimeToSing

TheWrap.com has an article about Johnson’s role in the movie, where he will voice the character of “Maui”, a demi-god who aids a young girl in an epic adventure. No release date has been given for the movie as of this writing.

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