Dwayne Johnson Announces Details On RAMPAGE


Actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is getting ready to hunt down some monsters this summer following word of his attachment to star in an upcoming live-action adaptation of the hit 1986 Midway video game, Rampage. The actor just announced the core team in an Instagram post which you can read below along with other plans he will be making in accordance with the film:

EXCLUSIVE: Cool news we just hired Carlton Cuse & 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. #RAMPAGE * 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. Photo credit: Genaro Molina LA TIMES.
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EXCLUSIVE: Cool news we just hired Carlton Cuse & 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.

#RAMPAGE * 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.
Johnson isn't exactly coming into 2016 with an empty plate this year with all the business he's now wrapping himself up in over at his Seven Bucks Productions. He's also slated to star in an upcoming big screen reboot of the TV series, Baywatch, this Spring as well as reprise his role in Fast 8 on top of filming a second season of HBO sports drama, Ballers other ventures, so it's guaranteed that he won't be bored at all this year.

Rampage currently awaits a release date. Stay tuned!

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