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Dwayne Johnson Draws Attention Playing Amputee in New Film, ‘Skyscraper’

July 12, 2018 - 12:21 pm

(KNX 1070) -- Actor Dwayne Johnson plays a former FBI agent in his new action thriller, Skyscraper. His character is also an amputee.  

Johnson has been using his platform as a public figure to bring attention to the lack of opportunities the disabled have in Hollywood. 

Johnson encouraged members of the movie industry to take steps forward when casting.

"Skyscraper" hits theaters nationwide, at midnight.