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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson signs up to star in big screen adaptation of cult video game Rampage
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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson signs up to star in big screen adaptation of cult video game Rampage

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has signed up to star in a new movie adaptation of cult video game Rampage. 

According to Deadline, Johnson will team up with San Andreas producer Beau Flynn for the new movie, which is due to begin production in the summer of 2016. 

Rampage was a hugely popular Midway arcade game in the 1980s that involved three giant monsters –a gorilla, a lizard and a wolf–that wreaking havoc on major cities and landmarks across North America. 

In the new movie, which has a script from Non-Stop writer Ryan Eagle, Johnson's character looks set to be tasked with stopping the monsters. There is no director currently attached to the project. 

Dwayne Johnson can currrently be seen in action thriller San Andreas, which has grossed over $400 million at the box office. He is currently shooting new comedy Central Intelligence with Kevin Hart, which is due out next year. 

Click below to watch hmv.com's interview with the cast and director of San Andreas and click here to pre-order the movie on DVD and Bly-Ray.  

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