Friday, March 9, 2012

CIUDAD (Cast News)


Dwayne Johnson is set to headline the Russo Brothers' film adaptation of their own upcoming graphic novel, Ciudad.
Dwanye Johnson Training for his next role in Pain and Gain
 First announced some years ago, the still-unpublished graphic novel (written with Ande Parks) is set in one of the most dangerous and corrupt cities in the world. Johnson plays a black market mercenary who's hired by a Brazilian drug lord to rescue his kidnapped daughter..

"Exploring genre has always been a driving motivation for us as filmmakers," said the Russos, "This movie is the culmination of a long time ambition to bring our sensibilities to an action thriller."

Johnson, has already appeared this year in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and has a diverse upcoming slate that includes G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Snitch, Fast Six, Michael Bay's Pain and Gain and, just announced, Hercules.

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