“When you make a giant monster movie called Rampage there are two things I expect from your finished film. First, giant monsters. Second, some rampagin’. The contract has been fulfilled,” writes Drew McWeeny.
Based on the ‘80s arcade game, the filmmaker behind San Andreas continues his attempt at making “elevated genre” with one of the world’s biggest A-list stars.
San Andreas director Brad Peyton and Dwayne Johnson reteam for the 1980’s video game inspired film.
New Line’s adaptation of the popular video game finds The Rock playing a primatologist who must save the world from three gigantic, mutated animals — a wolf, a crocodile and a silverback gorilla named George, who he considers a friend.
Naomie Harris and Joe Manganiello co-star in New Line’s adaptation of the classic arcade game, which is being directed by Brad Peyton (San Andreas).
San Andreas helmer Brad Peyton is in talks to direct New Line’s videogame adaptation Rampage, reuniting him with star Dwayne Johnson and producer Beau Flynn. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but the live-action adaptation will closely resemble the game, with three giant monsters destroying major cities that can only be stopped by Johnson.
Plot details are kept under lock and key, but the 1980’s video game of the same name features a giant lizard, wolf, and gorilla destroying landmark cities across North America.