Young Rock is a visual retelling of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s pro wrestling career. The show has won critical acclaim for its portrayal of three different phases of The Rock’s life as well as his relationship with his family.

According to PW Insider, the series is now casting for The Rock’s peer from the Attitude Era, Brian Christopher, the late son of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler. Christopher was known as Grandmaster Sexay during his time in WWE.

The third season of NBC’s “Young Rock” will feature the late Brian Christopher aka Too Cool’s Grandmaster Sexay, has learned.

Casting is underway to find someone to portray Christopher in his 20s circa Wrestlemania 13.   The character may appear semi-regularly for the series based on their creative plans.


A younger version of Christopher as a child has appeared previously in episodes based on Rocky Johnson’s time in Memphis Wrestling’s CWA.

As previously noted, Young Rock Season 3 will feature the characters of Hulk Hogan and Bret Hart. Moreover, one episode of the season will feature WrestleMania 1 as well.

Young Rock Season 3 arrives on Friday, November 4th, on NBC. The popular series will go head to head with Fox’s main WWE offering, SmackDown. Keep reading Thirsty for more.

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Manik Aftab

Manik Aftab is a news writer at Ringside News. He has been an avid fan of professional wrestling since 2000. His earliest memories of pro wrestling involved The Rock taking on The McMahon-Helmsley faction in 2000. Outside of his writing responsibilities, Manik is a fan of fiction, thrillers, comics, manga and anime. He’s an occasional journalist and likes to spend his free time watching movies and reading stuff about politics, science, medicine, etc. Manik also enjoys jogs in the park and workouts in the gym.  Manik is also a big of rock bands including Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin, Metallica, Drowning Pool, Breaking Point, and Skillet. His current favorite wrestler is Kazuchika Okada and his favorite wrestler of all time is The Rock.

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