Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has packed on the pounds for his new movie

Central Intelligence

.

A trailer for the film shows the usually muscular actor looking incredibly overweight, thanks to the help of CGI.

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson stars in the new movie Central Intelligence.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson stars in the new movie Central Intelligence.

Johnson stars alongside

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actor, Kevin Hart, in the action comedy about a bullied, chubby high-schooler turned ripped CIA agent. In the film, Johnson seeks out Hart's help during a CIA mission after Hart stuck up for Johnson in high school, 20 years earlier.

Kevin Hart and a CGI Dwayne Johnson in the new movie Central Intelligence.
Kevin Hart and a CGI Dwayne Johnson in the new movie Central Intelligence.

Directed and co-written by Rawson Marshall Thurber - known for comedy movies

We're The Millers

and

DodgeBall

-

Central Intelligence

also features

Breaking Bad

star Aaron Paul, though his role in the film is yet to be revealed.

Johnson is also starring as a chiseled lifesaver in the upcoming movie reboot of the TV show Bay Watch.

Central Intelligence is set for release in the US this July. However, a New Zealand release date is yet to be announced.

- nzherald.co.nz