Saturday, June 16, 2007

Rock's Upcoming Movies

Three new movies coming from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. One has completed production and is due out in September, one is post-production and the third has The Rock in talks to play the lead character.

"The Game Plan" stars The Rock and is a Disney comedy film due out September 28, 2007. The film plot: "An NFL quarterback living the bachelor lifestyle discovers that he has a 7-year-old daughter from a previous relationship". The movie also stars Kyra Sedgewick.

See IMDB entry for more info here.

"Get Smart" is based on the classic comedy TV series and stars Steve Carrel ("40 Year Old Virgin", "The Office"). The plot: "Maxwell Smart (Carrell), Agent 86 for CONTROL, battles the forces of KAOS with the more-competent Agent 99 at his side." Rock will play the role of Agent 23 in this film, which IMDB lists as due out June 20, 2008. The film is in post-production.

See IMDB entry for more info.

Finally, in production is "Shazam!" (not to be confused with the 1996 Shaq movie, "Kazaam"). Rock is currently in talks to play the lead role of Billy Batson/Captain Marvel. The plot: "boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word." The movie lists 2008 as its release date.

More info here at IMDB.

"Scorpion King 2" is also in the works and has recently found a director. There is no word yet on if The Rock will reprise his role for this film.

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