By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com
Published: 03:53 GMT, 3 November 2019 | Updated: 03:53 GMT, 3 November 2019
He may very well be the busiest man in show business.
Just days after unveiling his very own brand of tequila that will be available early next year, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson announced he has lined up another movie that he will produce and star in.
The A-list actor will portray pro-wrestler turned MMA and UFC fighter Mark Kerr in an upcoming dramatic biopic, according to Variety.
New role: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson announced he will will portray pro-wrestler turned MMA and UFC fighter Mark Kerr in an upcoming dramatic biopic
With a long list of hit action flicks and comedies on his resume, this will be his first true leading man role in a drama film.
'Mark Kerr’s story is such an incredible story,' Johnson, 47, said when he revealed the news at UFC 244 on Friday at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
'Like all of us, and like a lot of these fighters, he battled these demons — these demons of addiction, these demons of mental health, these demons of getting out and the pressure of fighting in front of 50,000 people and what that does to somebody.'
Drama filled: Kerr (seen on left with Mustapha Al-Turkin 2007) battled addiction and mental health issues during his