Washington (ANI): American actor Dwayne Johnson a.k.a. The Rock is in talks with CBS Films for final negotiations regarding him starring in their action drama "Faster". The script for the film has been written by Joe and Tony Gayton.
Phil Joanou, who had directed Johnson in "Gridiron Gang", will be at the helm, reports Variety magazine. Johnson, 37, will be playing an ex-con bent on avenging the death of his brother, murdered 10 years earlier when the two were double-crossed during a heist.
Castle Rock's Martin Shafer and Liz Glotzer will produce the film along with Mark Ciardi, Gordon Gray, and Joe Gayton, and filming will begin in August.
Story first published: Monday, May 11, 2009, 10:21 [IST]