The Rock Reveals Live-Action Moana Film Will Begin Production In August 2024

The Rock has announced when the live-action Moana film will enter production.

The Rock will reprise his role as the demigod Maui in the forthcoming live-action Moana film, which will enter production in August 2024, per an Instagram post by "The Great One." The Rock also announced several cast members of the film in his post.

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From The Rock on Instagram:

Exciting and inspiring casting news as we begin to bring together our Live Action MOANA Family.

CATHERINE LAGA’AIA AS MOANA
@JohnTui1 AS CHEIF TUI
@FrankieAdams AS SINA
@RenaOwen AS GRAMMA TALA

And yours truly, as the demigod ~ MAUI--

It’s our deepest honor to share the legends, songs, dances and traditions of our Polynesian culture with all of you and your families around the world.

Production begins this August.

~ Maui--

#MOANALiveAction
In theaters JULY 10, 2026!

Directed by Thomas Kail
Music by Lin Manuel Miranda

This means that Dwayne Johnson's potential return to WWE this summer is unlikely as he focuses on filming another movie.

It was recently reported that The Rock, Dany Garcia, and Seven Bucks Productions have signed a multi-year first-look deal with The Walt Disney Company to develop films for theatrical and streaming. Learn more about that here.

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