Film

San Andreas trailer, Dwayne Johnson watches California crumble

Warner Bros. Pictures has released the second official trailer for ‘San Andreas,’ the latest action-thriller starring Dwayne Johnson. The catastrophe film imagines what would happen if the San Andreas Fault finally cracked-open, resulting in a magnitude 9 earthquake in modern-day California. In the film Johnson plays the role of a search and rescue helicopter pilot. Johnson’s character, and his estranged wife, will have to journey together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter who is in need of their help.

The new film comes from New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures, reuniting Dwayne Johnson with director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn. The trio had worked together in the past on the film “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.” The film also stars Carla Gugino (“Night at the Museum,” TV’s “Entourage”), Alexandra Daddario (“Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,” TV’s “True Detective”), Ioan Gruffudd (“Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer”), Archie Panjabi (TV’s “The Good Wife”), Hugo Johnstone-Burt (Australian TV’s “Home and Away”), Art Parkinson (TV’s “Game of Thrones”) and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti (“Cinderella Man”).

“San Andreas” is produced by Beau Flynn (“Hercules,” “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”). Richard Brener, Samuel J. Brown, Michael Disco, Rob Cowan, Tripp Vinson and Bruce Berman serve as executive producers. The screenplay is by Carlton Cuse, story by Andre Fabrizio & Jeremy Passmore.

Dwayne Johnson has several major projects in the works, set to release over the next few years. Those projects include the next major Disney animated-film ‘Moana,’ Johnson is also set to play the role of Black Adam in ‘Shazam!’. The popular actor will also be featured in ‘Central Intelligence’ alongside Kevin Hart and Ed Helms. It has also been rumored that Johnson will be returning as Hank for ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth 4’ and ‘Journey 3: From the Earth to the Moon’.

The film is set to premiere later this summer, fans can mark May 29, 2015 on their calendars for the premiere NA premiere.