Conversations that must have happened

Exec 1: “Our franchise is flagging. We need some fresh blood for the sequel.”

Exec 2: “Yeah. Someone who brings guaranteed box office and critical praise.”

1: “Yeah. The Rock.”

2: “What? He’s cool but he doesn’t make hits, at least not recently.”

1: “I WANT THE ROCK!”

2: “But why?”

1: “GIVE ME THE ROCK!”

2: Okay, fine…

(It worked for “Fast Five” moneywise…)