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The Rock is an asskicker. Put someone or something in front of him, and he’ll kick its ass. Stone Cold Steve Austin? A franchise with diminishing box office returns? He’s ready to handle anything
In San Andreas, Ray (The Rock) will be in the air when the Earthquake hits – and he’ll see the destruction of Los Angeles from the sky. After retrieving his wife (played by Carla Gugino), the couple will attempt to get to San Francisco, where they plan to rescue their daughter (played by Alexandra Daddario).
Minogue will show up in a climactic scene to beat back the earthquake with her stunning dance moves and golden pipes, performing a sea of retro disco dance hits so baller that Mother Nature must bow to her fury. That last part is in no way the truth, but all due respect to the director of Cats And Dogs: The Revenge Of Kitty Galore, they're not going to come up with a better ending.
San Andreas is a big earthquake disaster movie, and production on the film is scheduled to take place over the next few months down in Australia. Judging from this image, it would seem that at least one scene in the movie will have the star actually going down into a giant crevasse created by the aforementioned natural disaster.
Rock plays a helicopter pilot who flies into a danger zone to rescue his daughter following a massive California earthquake. The role of his daughter went to the beautiful Alexandra Daddario, co-star of HBO’s True Detective and the Percy Jackson series.
Now, if you only know Daddario from the Percy franchise, you might be a little surprised – as I was – to Google search her and find out she was in a Texas Chainsaw Massacre movie. And she’s part of HBO’s new True Detective series… where she recently had a graphic, kinky sex scene with Woody Harrelson!
San Andreas will be directed by Brad Peyton, who teamed up with Johnson to earn Warner over $335 million worldwide with 2012’s Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, a film that opened in the February release graveyard. It stands to reason them teaming up on a summer tentpole could shake up all of the competition. At this point, according to BoxOfficeMojo, they’re only going head-to-head with DreamWorks Animation’s B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations.
Lately, Dwayne Johnson has been showing off his muscular physique by Tweeting photos from the set of the Hercules movie. Between Brett Ratner's anticipated action film, his wrestling commitments and the Fast & Furious franchise, it's a wonder The Rock has time to squeeze anything else into his schedule.
December, we learned that New Line was developing a 3D disaster movie called San Andreas, which as you might suspect, will focus on an earthquake on the West Coast. This week, we've learned that the project now has a writer, and it's someone with some notable TV credits to his name.
Once again, disaster will strike Los Angeles on the big screen and, following the trend of today’s big films, it’ll be happening in 3D. New Line is developing San Andreas: 3D, a film about an earthquake that makes a big mess of the West Coast, starting with the mentioned fault line. Beau Flynn (Journey to the Center of the Earth) is producing.