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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson turns down offer to host The Emmys

Johnson revealed a scheduling conflict prevented him from accepting.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will not be hosting The Emmys this year.

It was reported by Deadline last month that the 50-year-old had been approached about the role. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight on Wednesday, however, he revealed that he turned down the offer due to a scheduling conflict. 

"It was just schedule. I was really, truly honored when they came to me and asked, but it was just a scheduling thing," Rock said. "That's all. That's really what it comes down to."

The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards is scheduled for September 12 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. 

The Rock has multiple upcoming projects due for release. DC League of Super Pets is scheduled to be released on July 29. He voices the character of Krypto, Batman's dog, in the film. Rock will also star in Black Adam which is set to release on October 21.