Dwayne Johnson Has Everyone's Back in Silly 'Saturday Night Live' Promo - Watch

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Dwayne Johnson is ready to host Saturday Night Live and this time he doesn't mind (literally) carrying the cast to a successful show.

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In a new promo released on Wednesday, the 45-year-old actor is seen getting a piggyback ride from a struggling Beck Bennett. "Look at this place! Here we are, the iconic Studio 8H," the Baywatch actor says.

"Why am I doing this again?" Bennett asks, with The Rock replying, "Oh, because I have to save my strength for the show, bud." After Bennett struggles to carry the former wrestler, Johnson trades places with the comedian and adds a few more -- OK, make that a lot more! -- cast members to his back.

"See, you guys, I'm always here for you and I always got your backs," he adds.

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Johnson also shared a behind-the-scenes photo of the promo, writing on Instagram, "I got you all. I am your safe place. Grab my body parts. I mean, hold on."

The SNL season 42 finale marks Johnson's fifth time hosting the show, making him part of the iconic "Five-Timers Club," which features 19 celebrities, including Justin Timberlake, Tom Hanks and Melissa McCarthy. This Saturday's episode will feature musical guest Katy Perry.

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ET's Kevin Frazier recently chatted with Johnson at the Baywatch premiere and dished on what it was like kissing co-star Zac Efron. "His lips were like if you have a bottle and you shatter it on the ground -- that shattered glass," the star quipped, adding that Efron actually has "soft lips."

For more on Johnson's scenes with Efron, watch the video below.

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