The year 2016 seems to be a very busy one for Dwayne the rock Johnson as he had been involved in a lot of film production in recent times. This is because he has been able to build for himself, the reputation of a prolific actor that is very much revered by the fan. A lot of people will watch any movie they have observed Dwayne be a part of producing. There are, therefore, several Dwayne Johnson movies 2016 that are yet to be released or about to be produced. Some of these upcoming movies of Dwayne The Rock Johnson are discussed below.
Dwayne The Rock Johnson Upcoming Movies
Mr Johnson is clearly being eyed by Universal for its Wolf Man franchise, which it is about to relaunch. In the movie where the universe is shared by classic monsters that a lot has been said about, Dwayne is expected to be a major character, thereby acting as the wolf.
This is not impossible, as acting the movie will not be the first time Dwayne will be acting a monster movie. Dwayne will, however, have to look into his tight schedule, to see if he can accommodate the movie. Since no official information has been passed across about this, we will regard it as a rumor for now.
G.I. Joe 3
The series G.I. Joe expects Dwayne to return in the third movie. The reason for the delay of the third series has been linked with Dwayne, as he is said not to have been able to make time to appear on the set.
Son of Shaolin
Dwayne is currently one of the producers of the movie, based on a graphic novel, and titled Son of Shaolin. The novel is being adapted by Sony. If Dwayne should be approached to appear in the movie, then he will have to look for more time, while the studio will have to pay more money.
The Jason Directive
Dwayne is expected to start in The Janson Directive as the protagonist, alongside Paul Janson, an ex-Navy SEAL. The movie is to be the beginning of the cinematic universe of Robert Ludlum, planned by Universal.
As with previous works of Robert, the movie is expected to come with a lot of spills and thrills. The script is being developed by James Vanderbilt, who worked on The Amazing Spiderman and Zodiac. He is working alongside a team of writers who are expected to develop the story about the cinematic universe’s future.
Alpha Squad Seven
The right to the movie was acquired by Dreamworks after a bidding war that was hefty. Even though no director has been named for the movie, it is going to be a science fiction action comedy, whose setting will be in space. The producer of Hercules, San Andreas and Journey 2, Beau Flynn, is going to direct the movie. The script was written by Jeremiah Friedman and Nick Palmer. Dwayne is expected to act as one of the 2 main actors of the movie, even though the second main actor is not known yet.
Die Hard in China
Rawson Marshall Thurber will once more be directing a movie which Dwayne will be acting – Die Hard in China. The plot of the movie will see Dwayne set against impossible odds, in the form of a Chinese backdrop. Kevin Hard will be acting alongside Dwayne in the comedy. Kevin Hard will also be directing the movie, as he is also the script writer. The movie is expected to be distributed by Universal.
San Andreas 2
San Andreas 2 is being produced by Beau Flynn and directed by Brad Peyton, both of which Dwayne have worked with before. Several of the other characters in the film are also hinted to be those who have worked together with the director and producer as well. Carlton Cuse, who is the scriptwriter, is however just working with the duo for the first time. The second series of the movie is expected to ride on the success of the first, which made a huge $473 million earnings, all over the world, in 2015.
All of these movies are very much highly anticipated and it is hoped that most of them should be out before the first half of 2017. Some other Dwayne Johnson movies 2017 that are upcoming include Shazam, Rampage, Jumanji, Fast 8, Doc Savage and Baywatch.