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.

TheWrap.com: Dwayne Johnson in Talks to Voice Key Role in Disney’s ‘Moana’