The NBC TV series explores The Rock's journey from wrestling superstar to Hollywood stardom and highlights the periods of his life the show will focus on.
On Thursday, the former wrestler treated fans with the first official look at actor Joseph Lee Anderson who will play the role of his late father Rocky Johnson.
Johnson took a trip back in time and shared how he never got a chance to say goodbye to his father, who passed away earlier this year.
The 48-year-old actor took to Instagram, where he shared a behind-the-scenes photo of Anderson on the NBC show set.
"Seeing this image of actor, @officialjosephleeanderson playing my dad, Rocky Johnson (Rip Soulman) really sat me down," Dwayne Johnson wrote.
"On set of our new @nbc TV series, Young Rock - a show that explores my