Newswire: It’s Rumor Time: Dwayne Johnson might play the Wolf Man in Universal’s monster mash

No one keeps track of their wheelings and dealings quite like Dwayne Johnson, who’s become a one-man studio. Not only does he promote projects when he signs on to them, but he also treats his Instagram account as a trade publication like Deadline, trumpeting the cast additions to said projects before going on to “disrupt” shit in movies like the forthcoming Fast 8. Even before he was confirmed as Doc Savage, Johnson had teased his participation with an Instagram post about a new collaboration with director Shane Black.

But it’s Johnson’s very commitment to social media that makes it surprising to learn that the rumor about him playing the Wolf Man in Universal’s monster-movie universe didn’t start with the actor posting a picture of himself under the full moon. Instead, Deadline included it in a post about Johnson signing on to produce a film adaptation …

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