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Dwayne Johnson is taking over China.
Legendary landed the action package Skyscraper that has Johnson, director Rawson Marshall Thurber, and producer Beau Flynn attached, a company spokesperson confirmed to EW.
Plot details for Thurber’s original script, set in the Asian country, are scarce, but it’s pegged as an adventure thriller set in the grand titular building. The screenplay has shades of Die Hard and Towering Inferno, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which first reported the news.
Johnson is always keeping busy. He was recently shooting for the Baywatch reboot, which Flynn is producing, and stars in the Thurber-directed Central Intelligence that opens June 17. He also linked up with Central Intelligence costar Kevin Hart and Jack Black for a remake of the 1990s kid’s action movie Jumanji.