"Dwayne is Superman," director Brad Peyton said. "He's the nicest guy in the world, and he can also bench-press you at will."
Co-star Josh Hutcherson also had his share of admiring words for the man who rose to fame as a professional wrestler
"He's a guy that can go from being the big action star, and then he flashes that million-dollar smile and just makes the ladies swoon. He's got a very sensitive, compassionate side to him too," the 19-year-old actor said.
"To steal the term, it's been a hell of a 'journey,'" Johnson said as he flashed his 'million-dollar smile.' "I got to play the ukulele. I got to sing to Sir Michael Caine. I got to make my pecs pop. I mean, some call it entertainment [but] I would refer to it as heaven."