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The Rock will be back soon to save the world in San Andreas sequel

Dwayne Johnson, or The Rock, might return to play the protagonist in the upcoming sequel to the 2015 natural disaster film San Andreas.

hollywood Updated: Feb 19, 2016 14:20 IST
Dwayne Johnson with wife Simone at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in California in January 2016.
Dwayne Johnson with wife Simone at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in California in January 2016. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Good news for all you Dwayne Johnson fans out there. The Rock might return to play the protagonist in the upcoming sequel to the 2015 natural disaster film San Andreas. Production banner New Line Cinema and Johnson are developing the film. The banner has roped in Neil Widener and Gavin James to write the script for the second instalment, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

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Johnson played the role of Ray, a search-and-rescue helicopter pilot, in the first part. Carla Gugino and Alexandra Daddario are also back as his onscreen wife and daughter respectively. They are joined by Paul Giamatti who played seismologist in the original film.

Watch: The trailer of San Andreas

The first film follows Ray teaming up with his estranged wife to save their daughter when a series of quakes crush Los Angeles and San Francisco. It grossed over $473 million worldwide. Brad Peyton, who directed the first film, will return for the upcoming sequel.