Casting call for “The Hero,” TNT and Dwayne Johnson competition series

A seven-city U.S. casting call for The Hero, TNT’s upcoming competition series, which will be headlined and executive-produced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was announced. Production crews will visit Los Angeles, Boston, Dallas, Chicago, New York, Nashville and Minneapolis. The producers of The Hero are looking for competitors who display the physical, mental and emotional strength to participate in a battle of brains, brawn and morality, resulting in one winner being named the ultimate hero. The Hero is being produced for TNT by Ben Silverman‘s multimedia entertainment studio Electus and 5×5 Media, with Johnson and his producing partner, Dany Garcia, serving as executive producers. TNT has ordered eight episodes of the series, which is slated to premiere in summer 2013.

Below is a complete roster of dates and locations for The Hero casting call.
Sessions will take place from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (local time).

Oct. 13 – Los Angeles
Crunch Gym
8000 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Oct. 20 – Boston
Jillian’s (Tequila Rain Entrance)
3 Lansdowne Street
Boston, MA 02215

Oct. 20 – Dallas
Studio Movie Grill Spring Valley
13933 North Central Expressway
Dallas, TX 75243

Oct. 20 – Chicago
XSport Fitness
819 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60605

Oct. 27 – New York
TRYP Hotel
345 West 35th Street
New York, NY 10001

Oct. 27 – Nashville
Bar Louie
314 11th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203

Nov. 3 – Minneapolis
Mall of America
60 East Broadway
Bloomington, MN 55425

Additional casting information can be found online:

Interested participants can also email their name, contact information and a photo to the Electus and 5×5 Media casting team at


  1. I’m transitioning out the military and would love a chance in the next casting call. If there are dates and city’s already locked in would you be able to send to my email please.

  2. I want to do this so bad…I played sports thru out high school & Im playing rugby for a womans team here in sacramento,I love fitness & staying & where do I go to apply???

  3. Everyone likes to talk smack, but I’m looking for a group thats willing to push there limits and work as a team. Think like a fireman we can’t put out the fire alone. Thats the Hero.

  4. I’m trying to EMAIL TWINS WORLD and can’t get the the address…I want to attend the casting for HERO, in Nashville, Tn


  5. On all counts I am able, willing & competent to be challenged & challenge anyone! Attractive, witty & athletic. Plenty of book & street smarts. Will not let you down!

  6. I saw the commercial and thought they were talking to me

    Former High school (top 25 team in the country) and college football player… 21 years old and i played Defensive end … 5’10 235 and hell of a competitor .. 1 of 5 in my family with 4 brothers so im clearly tough enough believe me… i can party with the best of em with an awesome personality and dont talk shit really unless someone comes at me first .. I am a high motored person and need to be on this show … i am not tremendous with the book smarts but when it comes to fast thinking street smarts i am ready to go … im definitely going to apply for sure

  7. i don’t have anything on youtube or twiter i lost my job as a over the road truck driver been hard trying to find a job cant pay my bills but if it wasnt for my grandma i would be living out on the steets so i would love it if i got to do the challenge i am 32 years old 5’10 in good shape

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