Dwayne Johnson has taken to Instagram to announce he has been cast as the male lead, Maui, in Disney's next animated musical, Moana.
Johnson posted the following including mention he will be singing, with WWE fans of the actor already familiar with The Rock's musical talents.
Moana has a November 23, 2016 release date and sees a young woman using her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui.
At DISNEY STUDIOS signing contracts to play the male lead in their next big classic animated musical, #MOANA. Just had an amazing 2hr presentation and it's easy to see why they're the greatest story tellers in the world. Im excited. And in the background my homies Fred & Wasabi from #BigHERO6 are jumpin' for joy joy cause they heard I'm gonna sing in the movie. #WeTrulyKnowWhereWereGoing #WhenWeUnderstandWhereWereFrom #NeverForgetHome #MOANA