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May 26, 2016
 

Dwayne Johnson China Action Pitch Stirs Big Bids

There’s an action pitch that Rawson Marshall Thurber is writing and will direct that is generating a serious bidding war, with multiple seven-figure offers on the table. Dwayne Johnson is attached to star in the project, which is being described as a Die Hard in China-type star vehicle for The Rock, where it becomes one man against extraordinary circumstances and is set in the Middle Kingdom. Beau Flynn is the producer.
Legendary and Universal have made a seven-figure offer, we’re hearing, as have Sony and Paramount. New Line is also circling this. It’s very possible that this auction will be concluded by the holiday, probably by tomorrow. The bidding becomes another recent example where studios are really willing to step up for the right package.

Thurber (Dodgeball, We’re The Millers) and Johnson just teamed on New Line’s buddy comedy Central Intelligence co-starring Kevin Hart which comes out June 17. Flynn and The Rock have worked together several times including on 2014’s Hercules, last year’s big summer actioner San Andreas and currently on the Baywatch redo.

Source: Deadline



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