When I first saw The Wrap's headline -- "Dwayne Johnson Nears Deal to Star in ‘San Andreas’" -- my mind immediately shifted towards thoughts of The Rock starring in some sort of Grand Theft Auto film. Jacking cars and tanks and stuff. Destroying everything in his path. Igniting and narrowly avoiding unwieldy explosions. Fisticuffs. And of course it would be ripe with consensual babes. It was going to be so awesome.
As it turns out, San Andreas will apparently feature a softer side of the perpetually-perspiring former WWE champ, as the film's plot is set to focus on The Rock's efforts to rescue his daughter in the wake of a massive earthquake. It seems like a safe bet that unintentional hilarity will ensue. [The Wrap]