Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Joins Lore
Apr 13, 2012 - by Steve Gerweck
Dwayne Johnson Joins Lore
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is set to play a man in charge of a group of mythological creatures in ‘Lore’.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is set to star in mythological movie ‘Lore’.
The muscular actor – who is currently filming a role in body building movie ‘Pain and Gain’ – has signed up to the Warner Bros. movie, currently being written by Jeremy Lott and Cory Goodman.
The movie is based on a graphic novel and will be produced by Andrew Lazar, David Alpert and Rick Jacobs, Deadline.com reports.
It is believed the story has a similar to feel to Will Smith comedy sci-fi series ‘Men in Black’, with Dwayne’s character is charged with keeping a group of creatures at bay and keeping humanity safe from them.
Ashley Wood, who created the graphic novel, will be an executive producer on the picture.
The 6ft 5 inch tall actor recently starred in ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’ alongside Vanessa Hudgens, and will next be seen in ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ in the role of road block.
‘Pain and Gain’, which is being directed by Michael Bay, also stars Mark Wahlberg and Ed Harris and is due for release in 2013.
(thanks to Jeff Sheridan)