After filming creature thriller game adaptation, Rampage, actor and mega producer Dwayne Johnson’s next area of focus is action thriller, Skyscraper, reuniting with Central Intelligence helmer Rawson Marshall Thurber. The film has also now added actor Chin Han to the cast following roles in Netflix series Marco Polo and manga adaptation Ghost In The Shell.
Han joins actresses Neve Campbell with Johnson tackling the role of Will Ford, a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran who now assesses security for skyscrapers. When Ford is assigned to assess the world’s tallest, safest building in China, he is subsequently framed for setting it ablaze and must team up with the building’s visionary owner and designer to trek the building and save his trapped family while finding those responsible.
Johnson also serves as a producer under his Seven Bucks Productions banner. Thurber will also producer alongside Beau Flynn via his FlynnPictureCo. Executive producers are Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia with Wendy Jacobson co-producing. The movie will be released by Universal Pictures on July 13, 2018. (Deadline
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