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Dwayne Johnson Is Going On A ‘Rampage’ In Video Game Adaptation

Dwayne Johnson Is Going On A 'Rampage' In Video Game Adaptation

Way back in 2011, news arrived that “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Final Destination” producer John Rickard set up an adaptation of quarter-eating arcade game “Rampage” at New Line. And that was the last anybody heard about it, because really, who is asking for a “Rampage” movie? Well, apparently Hollywood is, because they’ve just got a big star attached.

Dwayne Johnson is now flexing his muscles for the project, with the live-action movie looking to shoot next summer. Ryan Engle (“Non-Stop“) is writing the script, and while it’s not certain how the game will be turned into a narrative, you may have forgotten that in the video game, the gorilla, lizard, and werewolf are actually the result of an experiment gone wrong on three humans, George, Lizzie, and Ralph. The more you know…

READ MORE: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson To Star In Remake Of ‘Big Trouble In Little China’

No word yet either on who will direct, but the movie will come from the producing team that brought you “San Andreas,” so expect someone adept at big screen destruction. [THR]

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