By Dan Snierson
January 11, 2020 at 01:09 PM EST

NBC is mining the Rock for more entertainment.

The Peacock has given a straight-to-series order to Young Rock, based on Dwayne Johnson‘s life. The series will track the WWE star-turned-movie star’s formative years, with Johnson slated to appear in every episode of the series.

Fresh Off the Boat creator Nahnatchka Khan will oversee the single-camera series and is co-writing the pilot with Jeff Chiang (Fresh Off the Boat). Johnson will serve as an executive producer alongside Khan. Eleven episodes have been ordered.

Dwayne Johnson
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Johnson already has a relationship with NBC, hosting and executive-producing the competition series The Titan Games, which launched last year.

Johnson, who recently starred in HBO comedy Ballers, hit the big screen again last month in Jumanji: The Next Level. His upcoming film projects include Jungle Cruise and Black Adam.

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Young Rock

Based on Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's life, this comedy follows the Hollywood superstar at three different stages: ages 10, 15, and 20.

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