Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson will be joined by San Andreas director Brad Peyton and scriptwriters Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal for the movie adaptation of Rampage. See below for more details.
Last June it was announced that Dwayne Johnson would be kicking gorilla, wolf and lizard ass in the big screen adaptation for the totally awesome video game, Rampage.
However we know now that he’ll be joined by San Andreas screenwriters Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal, as well as director Brad Peyton. In an Instagram post, Johnson confirmed as much:
Cool news we just hired Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal (creators of Colony) to write our big screen adaptation of Rampage for New Line. Carlton also wrote San Andreas for us, so he excels at writing big scale with family and heart as the anchor. We have a shot to raise the bar and make something cool with this one as the basic storyline is three mutated gigantic monsters (Silverback, Alligator and Wolf) destroy major cities and landmarks across the US. This summer I’ll spend time at the San Diego Wildlife Preserve as well as with Anti-Poaching Units from Africa for my research. If you were a fan of the video game like I was, then you KNOW how bad ass and fun this movie can be. I’ll try not to screw it up. Shooting begins late this summer. Pictured is the Rampage team (same team who brought you San Andreas) Director Brad Peyton (with the dope fade haircut), producer Beau Flynn (with the Grizzly Adams beard), Carlton Cuse (the constant intellectual with glasses) and some bald tattooed brown man who occasionally smiles.
While we don’t know exactly who Dwayne Johnson will be playing at the moment, he will be going to shadow Anti-Poaching Units for research, so it’s safe to assume that he’ll be right in the thick of the battle with these creatures.
No other cast members are attached for Rampage as of yet, but production will begin sometime in August. The movie marks the fourth time Dwayne Johnson, director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn have worked together following Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Hercules and San Andreas.
Rampage is set to be released in 2017.
Source: Movie Web