Why the Rock is the first pro wrestler (or athlete) to become a movie star

Johnson is interviewed at the premiere of "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" in HollywoodBy Lucas Shaw NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Ask a group of pro wrestling fans to name their favorite lord of the ring and you might get 10 different answers. Older fans grew up idolizing Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and "Nature Boy" Ric Flair while newer fans might list Shawn Michaels, Stone Cold Steve Austin and John Cena. Yet ask those same people to pick their favorite wrestler-turned-movie star and the decision gets a whole lot easier. There's only one choice. Dwayne Johnson, better known as The Rock, has starred in three movies over the past three months, "Snitch," "G. …