The Gift and Final Destination 5‘s P.J. Byrne has joined Dwayne Johnson in New Line’s video game adaptation Rampage, Variety reports.
The movie reunites Johnson with his San Andreas team of director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn. In the film, a gorilla, crocodile, and wolf destroy North American cities and landmarks.
The writers include Ryan Engle, who penned the original draft, Adam Sztykiel, Carlton Cuse, and Ryan Condal.
Johnson will play a zoologist and Byrne will portray a scientist. Naomie Harris, Joe Manganiello, Marley Shelton, and Breanne Hill also star.
New Line will release Rampage on April 20, 2018.
Producers are Flynn of Flynn Picture Company, John Rickard of Wrigley Pictures, and Hiram Garcia of Johnson’s own Seven Bucks Productions. Peyton is also producing through his ASAP Entertainment banner. Johnson and Dany Garcia are executive producing, along with Marcus Viscidi and Jeff Fierson. Wendy Jacobson will co-produce on behalf of Flynn Picture.