Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and the cast of "Jumanji: The Next Level" shut down Hollywood Blvd. for the movie's premiere Monday night, and he and co-star Kevin Hart took time out for some fun banter with "Extra's" Terri Seymour!
Dwayne, getting serious for a moment about the car accident that left Hart with severe back injuries, said, "All jokes aside, I am so happy that he's back. My heart skipped when that thing happened. But he's resilient. And I always like saying this about Kevin — he's as advertised." He added that Hart is "great, humble, great to his fans… So I could not be happier to share the screen with him in 'Jumanji.'"
Unable to keep it serious for long, Johnson then looked at Kevin, who stood beside him, and deadpanned, "Don't touch me like that please." He went on to say he views Hart as his "friend and brother."
Hart said he was thankful. "When I tell you I'm on cloud nine, I truly am. Closing out 2019 with a bang. It's a priority. Doing it with the ones you love, respect, and appreciate makes it even more amazing."
Saying he was thrilled to be there for "Jumanji: The Next Level," Hart observed, "You couldn't ask for anything better. We got a street full of fans. We got a red carpet — or blue carpet — full of energy."
So will he be there when The Rock celebrates his first Christmas as man and wife with Lauren? Dwayne told Terri, "I'm gonna have all the people I love at the house. I'm gonna have all my friends, every single one. They all got the invites already. I did this cool invite where I flew a jet over — boom — dropped the invite over their house." Joining in the fun, Terri prodded Kevin, asking, "You got it, Kevin?" Kevin joked, "I never got that. You did that to everybody?"
The Rock continued their improv, shrugging and saying, "Hey, baby, he didn't get it. Don't worry about it," leaving Kevin to ask meekly, "Is there an email list?" to which Johnson could only say, "Here comes Santa Claus. I'm sorry."
"Jumanji: The Next Level" is in theaters Friday, December 13.