Gina Carano admires Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 21 May 2013
Gina Carano

Gina Carano

Gina Carano admires 'Fast & Furious 6' co-star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson for his incredible work ethic

Gina Carano loved working with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

The 'Fast & Furious 6' actress plays a federal agent teamed up with Johnson's Luke Hobbs in the action film and says she truly admired her co-star's work ethic and relates to him because they both had sports backgrounds before entering Hollywood.

Johnson began his career as a WWE wrestler, while Carano found fame as a mixed martial arts cage fighter and was then scouted to star in Steven Soderbergh's 'Haywire'.

She told "He's just a really wonderful man. I've heard that about him. People say, 'I just love working with Dwayne', and it was exactly that. He's such a pleasure to be around.

"At the same time, for me, knowing where he's been and gone and kind of having a similar [background] - not exactly the same, but a relatability to that - I have so much respect for that.

"Then, his work ethic and his professionalism ... I have never seen a man work so hard. He was up at 3am working out, then going to set, being a lead/main character, doing so much output. I was like, 'When do you have time for yourself?' He's really like a Superman."

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