Kristen praised Skyscraper in her review for Slash Film for not making a narrative out of the lead character's disability or something that would benefit or hinder him. It's just who he is and isn't played for emotion like other movies are guilty of.
She also noted that Johnson's character "represents a marked improvement in representation. People with disabilities don’t want their disability to define them, and Will’s doesn’t define his character."
Kristen thanked Johnson for sharing the review in a separate Tweet.
Wow. I am officially verklempt. @TheRock thanks for taking the time to read my piece! Disabled representation has a… https://t.co/l1VZElWYDC
Before this, The Rock announced in a video that he had joined the Ruderman Family Foundation, a Boston-based charity that is campaigning for a wider spread inclusion of disabled people in film and the entertainment industry.