In 2001, The Rock begins in the cinema by playing a supporting role in The Return Of The Mummy: the Scorpion King. Seduced by the charisma of this character, the producers of Universal decide to dedicate him a whole movie, acutely entitled... The Scorpion King! Dwayne's cinema
career takes off. However, he soon realizes that it is difficult to lead both careers at the same time, and he decides in 2003 to hang up his boots and dedicate himself to his actor's job.