Transcript for Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on why 'Skyscraper' and its family focus was special to him
Reporter: High above Hong Kong on a knife's edge. It "The rock" in mos precarious, vertigo-inducing, soul-rocking predicament yet. Dwayne Johnson defiesvity I one of this summer'sst . Scary. Thriller heavenly. Heartfelt. Suspenseful. Powl woman. Two words! Repor imagery, heartstopping. Johnson not only plays a former FBI agent, but a an amputee whose family bes trapped betw fe and sky. Inside world's tallest building, the pearl. And he will stopothing to save them. Y kn, our movie is big. It's Fu it's summer. But it'slsoery suspenseful, very emotional and at T very dramatic. Repor Johnson has become one ofhollywoo highest-paid leading men, specializinn high-voltage, gh-budgetovies like "The fast and thefurious," "San Andreas," "Juman his latest movie hits ters is Friday 30 years after "Die hard" premiered W Bruce Willis famously rescue his wife from similarly nail-biting cistances. For writer/director Rossen THR, there was no better woman play Johnson's on-screen wife than they've Campbell you're going to put one namen a vision ar should beneve Campbell. You D se pretty intense scenes. Not only carrngf your children over this fiery pit on your back. Hhe H heavy. We shot for hours and hours durs, days and days and days, she carrying him and carrying him carrying him.so didn't say a .L fine. Movie's done. She has to have backsurgery. What? Yes. Yeah, I ad loves who? Me, me! As the couple's twins. Whereo you go as a child where you're running for life, you don't know if your dais Goin be able to save you? We're filmihose scenes and a lot ofm I was crying. Getting tot ion, and also like thinking that my S not G to be ere, but not losing hopeha he's not. Sot was just unbelievable. Reporr: That father-daughteric is something Johnson doesn't hav to reach for. You hit so manyon heart strings. Hav three daughters. So the idea Thate're in that kind of danger and I can't save her? Was just heartbreaking. Repor T vie, set in Hong kongnd universal pictures brought there for a whirlwind tr with the cast starting at this world-renowned dumpling shop. Crispy on the outside, salt on the inside. World-renowned. Liky personality. This food I to taste likeyne Johnson. Delicious. Delicious, tasty. Reporter: Johnson shares the move is as much about being on the O your seat as it is about family. I felt like "Skyscraper" was special use it's rooted in husband and , father and mother D everything they can to protect their little . And to keep our family together. And so theily element was our anchor Reporter: Johnson's a hands-on father to three daughter often celebrating the women in his life on instag Relationship that I have with my daughters is really the most imptant Thi that I have in myfe. When I have my daughters is when realize what love meant. And not only what love meant, also unconditional love is. And a true, authentic, se love Reporter: Hissest, Tianna, was born a the end of April. We found out wee having baby tia while W shooting the beginning of themovie. In these sceh little Noah and Mckenna and saying, daddy S who? I ha and I'm a luckyma because I live it day. Reporter: Campbell agrees that love is the secret to their on-screen chemistry. What do you attribute T that movie M you guys created? W areoth parents, we both love our children. I think for any parent if Y thof your children being danger, Y get that Mam bear, papa bear T coming on. Reporter: Campbelfamily allowing. With a ye so she and partnerj. Fieldsust adopted a baby boy which they proud announced on instm. That's beautiful. A the emotions O bng a mommy again. Yeah. Ou already had your son caspia Yeah, he's elated to be big brot just the most beautiful thing. Reporter: From theinsula hotel landing pad we hop a licopter. S crazy. Who'd have GHT? Didou everell yourself your lifetime, I will be flyin in a helicopter above Hong KO at some point my life? And get paito do it? Ai to Doi never thought. I wouldn'teting next to nevebell, if you want to change seats, I B more than happy. Stay W you are, please! I don't I could pilot this. Orter: Back safely on the ground, I head out to sea wit Mckenna and no. Bo celebrated their 10th rthdays during filming.ismo B stars. H, every day. It's crazy Like why am I re? Is this a dream? Reporter: The duo mad their red carpet debut a theew York premiere of ky scaper" earlier this W where all eyes are on X oe titan Johnson, flashiha megawatt smile wihe career that keeps cooking. Nederestimate the rock. For "Niine," I'm Adrienne Bankert in Hong Kong.
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