The Rock vs. gorilla, wolf, and crocodile — who you got?
You know who’s having a rough go of it lately? The Rock.
His recent hardships include: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, which is likely to cross the billion-dollar mark at the box office, making it Sony’s third highest-grossing movie ever; his Fast and Furious spin-off is being directed by the guy who gave us John Wick; he’s producing an NBC series; and he’ll somehow land a mathematically impossible jump in Skyscraper. Poor guy could use a break.
Or a giant gorilla to fight .
Loosely based on the video game of the same name, Rampage stars Dwayne Johnson as Davis Okoye, a “primatologist and head of an anti-poaching unit out of Rwanda,” obviously, who fights a helicopter-smashing gorilla, a flying wolf, and a comically large crocodile. Also, The Rock says, “Let’s go save the world,” which can’t be the first time he’s uttered those exact words in a movie, right?
Not that it matters (you had me at Rock v. gorilla), but here’s the official synopsis.
Rampage — which also stars Naomie Harris, Malin Åkerman, Joe Manganiello, and Jeffrey Dean Morgan — opens on April 20, because of course it does.