Date: 31st May 2016

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson Will Play Doc Savage For Director Shane Black.

Dwayne Johnson is adding a new superhero to his résumé: Doc Savage.

The actor said on Monday that he would be teaming with director Shane Black to bring the pulpy action hero to life in a new film, which had been in development at Sony Pictures.

Black is planning to tackle the project after a Predator reboot for Fox.

Johnson wrote on Monday that he had sat down with screenwriters Anthony Bagarozzi and Charles Mondry over the weekend "to chop up creative and break story on this very cool project."

Also, he noted, "the #1 reason I'm excited to become Doc Savage.. HE'S A F*CKING HILARIOUS WEIRDO!"

Source: Press Release