Dwayne Johnson News
6:00 PM 5/24/2013 by Jeff Giles
12:33 PM 5/24/2013 by Logan Falk
After several weeks of high-profile summer releases, this week gives us a break from summer-film-mania, and introduces a set of diverse films befitting a weekend during just about any time of the year other than summer.
variety.com – Ingrid Bolsø has landed the female lead in MGM and Paramount’s “Hercules” starring Dwayne Johnson. Pic also stars Ian McShane and Joseph Fiennes, with Brett Ratner directing. The graphic novel describes Hercules as a tormented soul who walked the earth, finding his only solace in bloody battle. Producers are Beau Flynn, Barry Levine and Brett... 3 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
feedproxy.google.com – "This code you live by, is the very reason you weren't even in the game." Hot women, hotter cars, twists, and a tank. They've got it all. Universal has debuted one final trailer for Justin Lin's Fast & Furious 6, in theaters less than a month at the end of May. 3 weeks 5 days ago via theothersenhman
1:00 PM 4/25/2013 by Binh Ngo
When the release of G.I. Joe: Retaliation was pushed back nine months for some extra post-production work, we thought the movie might be in trouble, meaning Paramount had a stinker on their hands and the studio had to scramble to fix it with additional reshoots and such. The official word is that the delay was for the 3D conversion process, with minimal reshoots.
Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg Talk PAIN AND GAIN, G.I. JOE 3, and the Prospect of a G.I. JOE/ TRANSFORMERS Crossover
collider.com – Opening this weekend is director Michael Bay’s fantastic dark comedy Pain & Gain. The film is based on a crazy true story and stars Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne Johnson as two bodybuilders who get caught up in an extortion ring and kidnapping scheme that goes terribly wrong. Pain and Gain also stars Anthony Mackie, Rebel Wilson, Tony Shalhoub, Ed Harris, Rob Corddry, Ken Jeong, and Bar Paly. 4 weeks 1 day ago via brucelee
bleedingcool.com – I admit I am a little bit of a stranger to the Fast and Furious franchise. I remember the early films being about street racing with souped up cars but it seems to have really grown into something else while I haven’t been looking. Now the films seem to be globe trotting crime thrillers with lots of high-calibre action. 4 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
fb.indiewire.com – This week, Michael Bay is going indie -- kinda -- with "Pain & Gain," his first non-"Transformers" movie in quite some time. And it seems theater owners aren't too happy about it. At last week's CinemaCon, Deadline revealed that after seeing the completed movie, some theater folks complained it was "too long and too gory" and that the comedy and hard violence didn't come together. 4 weeks 4 days ago via jetli
collider.com – Universal Pictures has released a new featurette for director Justin Lin’s upcoming sequel Fast & Furious 6, and it features a whole lot of new footage from the film. The follow-up to 2011’s Fast Five moves the action to Europe, where Hobbs (Dwayne Johnson) is trying to stop a group of mercenary drivers led by an unnamed mastermind (Luke Evans) and Letty (Michelle Rodriguez). 4 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan