Today: May 28, 2024

Dwayne Johnson Will Be The Fall Guy

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, last seen juicing with Mark Wahlberg in Michael Bay’s Pain & Gain, is set to play The Fall Guy in the movie adaptation of the ‘80s TV show.  For those too young to remember, The Fall Guy saw Lee Majors as a Hollywood stuntman who made extra money on the side as a bounty hunter.  Back in 2011 the film to be directed by Casino Royale and The Mask Of Zoro director Martin Campbell with Nicolas Cage set to take on the lead role.  It seems both director and star have moved on to be replaced by Terminator Salvation director McG and the man-mountain that is Johnson.  Johnson certainly has the physical presence to convince as a modern stuntman and McG, despite his films often being slammed by critics, does know how to handle a good action scene.  Before that McG is currently working with Kevin Costner on Three Days To Kill while Johnson has a few tasks to perform for Brett Ratner in Hercules: The Thracian Wars.  Source – The Hollywood Reporter 

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Alex Moss’ obsession with film began the moment he witnessed the Alien burst forth from John Hurt’s stomach. It was perhaps ill-advised to witness this aged 6 but much like the beast within Hurt, he became infected by a parasite called ‘Movies’. Rarely away from his computer or a big screen, as he muses on Cinematic Deities, Alex is “more machine now than man. His mind is twisted and evil”. Email: alex.moss@filmjuice.com

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