Dwayne Johnson and 'Skyscraper' director Rawson Thurber dish on new film

The star and director of the highly anticipated new flick are joined by Paralympic athlete Jeff Glasbrenner to discuss the inspiration behind the movie.
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Transcript for Dwayne Johnson and 'Skyscraper' director Rawson Thurber dish on new film
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