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It takes a lot to kill a guy like The Rock. Over the course of his career, he has faced off against drug dealers, international street-racing criminals, and even apocalyptic earthquakes. Throughout it all, the action star has proven incredibly difficult to take down, but the muscle-bound A-lister will soon meet his toughest matches yet in the form of Rampage's three enormous monsters. Despite the overwhelming odds, it looks like Johnson will put up one hell of a fight, as a new behind-the-scenes photo shows him walking away from some serious destruction. Take a look at the picture below to see the carnage for yourself.
Aside from the fact that this photo is pure testosterone, it also sheds some much-needed light on what we can generally expect from Rampage: chaos, destruction, and one seriously badass Dwayne Johnson. Inspired by the classic video game of the same name, the upcoming blockbuster will follow Johnson's Davis Okoye as he attempts to bring down three Kaiju-esque monsters "rampaging" through humanity's cities. This photo clearly finds Okoye in the aftermath of a massive action sequence, and (judging by the caption of the picture) it appears that an explosive attempt to get rid of the film's three central monsters did not go as planned.
Although The Rock has thus far received all of the most badass behind the scenes moments from Rampage, he is not the only Hollywood heavy hitter set to appear in the upcoming action adventure. Specifically, the film has already enlisted the acting chops of Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Joe Manganiello, Malin Ackerman, and Naomie Harris (among others) to fill out its extensive roster. Behind the camera, the film will reunite Johnson with frequent collaborator Brad Peyton -- whose work on 2015's San Andreas appropriately established his ability to handle the city-leveling scope needed for Rampage.
One of the more interesting elements of Rampage is the fact that it has substantial potential to become one of the best video game adaptations in recent memory. As the original 1986 arcade game does not use the most sophisticated narrative structure in the genre, the film adaptation has numerous opportunities to toy with the underlying mythology of the game and create something entirely new. Think about it; we live in an era where video game adaptations such as Assassin's Creed and Hitman: Agent 47 eventually found themselves completely bogged down by the lore of their source material. A notably less complex game adaptation (coupled with Dwayne Johnson's immense star power) could prove to be precisely what the genre needs to score its first hit. Judging by how badass this picture looks, all of the key ingredients appear to have fallen into place.