The film and television superstar will produce the project, which is about the hunt for the Mongolian dictator’s tomb, along with his manager Dany Garcia and their production company. Robert Zemeckis’ ImageMovers will also be involved with the production.
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DC’s Shazam is already expanding into its own franchise with plans for a spinoff centering on supervillain Black Adam in the works. In addition to producing, Dwayne Johnson will star in the title role.
New Line has emerged as the winner of a fierce battle between three studios for an untitled action-comedy vehicle for Dwayne Johnson, to be written by Dave Callaham and directed by Will Gluck.
Based on the famous Disneyland ride of the same name, the film will be a period adventure, placing Johnson and others on a trip through Africa. John Requa and Glenn Ficarra are scripting the project, which been in development since the early 2000’s.
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.
It’s about time The Rock entered the DC Universe.