Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has signed on to star in the earthquake-disaster flick "San Andreas," which will begin filming in 2014 and is being planned for release in 2015. According to an article published by The Hollywood Reporter on Oct. 15, 2013: "Brad Peyton, who directed Johnson in 'Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,' is helming the project, which is being produced by Beau Flynn of the Flynn Picture Co. as well as Tripp Vinson." New Line Cinema, a division of Warner Bros. Pictures, is distributing "San Andreas."
The San Andreas Fault is the most famous fault line for earthquakes in California.
According to The Hollywood Reporter: "The script is set after a devastating earthquake hits California and centers on a rugged rescue-helicopter pilot (Johnson) making a perilous trip across the state to rescue his estranged daughter. Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore wrote the initial draft, with Chad and Carey Hayes working on the most current draft. The project is based on an idea by Flynn."
In recent years, Johnson has become one of the busiest actors in Hollywood. He starred in five movies that were released in 2013: "Fast & Furious 6," "Snitch," "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," "Empire State" and "Pain & Gain."
In 2013, also hosted the reality show "The Hero," a competition that test people's physical prowess.
His movies that are scheduled for release in 2014 are "Hercules: The Thracian Wars" and "Fast & Furious 7."