How A Movie No One Wanted Became A Number 1 Box Office Hit — Shane Stanley
Film Courage: When you worked with Dwayne Johnson was it 2006 on the GRIDIRON GANG, did you have any idea that he would be the star that he is today?
Shane Stanley, Filmmaker/Author/Instructor: Well…I’m not surprised that he became the star that he is today. The guy is…he goes at 150 percent everything he does. He doesn’t do anything half-cocked. His commitment to excellence I think comes from his upbringing and also he was an accomplished football player in college, played with the national champion team and the Miami Hurricanes and then obviously what he accomplished as a wrestler and his humble beginnings and if you know anything about him you know huge disappointments going through the football the NFL and the CFL and then having to start and beg Vince McMahon for a job at these $150 a night barnyard wrestling tours that they were doing. And you look at where he truly came from and just his passion, his devotion and his commitment to learning the craft and making it as…(Watch the video interview on Youtube here).