John Cena announced as lead in Dwayne Johnson-produced upcoming action thriller Janson Directive

PTI

Could,01 2018 11:58:24 IST

WWE wrestlers-turned-actors John Cena and Dwayne Johnson are teaming up for the movie The Janson Directive.

Cena, 41, will star within the venture whereas Johnson and Dany Garcia are government producing it by their Seven Bucks Productions.

Johnson shared the information of Cena’s casting on his Instagram web page and congratulated him.

The Rock and John Cena/Picture from Twitter.

“Congrats man and I am excited to go on this journey with you. Thanks in your dedication to the position and keep in mind, as your producer for those who screw up, I am coming to set and dropping the Individuals’s Elbow on you. And first hand how devastating my elbow drops will be. Congrats my good friend and let’s go make a great one,” he wrote.

Johnson was earlier hooked up to star within the action-thriller however on account of his busy schedule, he determined it was finest transfer alongside as a producer.

Based mostly on the best-selling novel by Jason Bourne writer Robert Ludlum, the movie follows Paul Janson (Cena), a former Navy SEAL who now works as a company safety advisor. Janson turns into a goal himself when a rescue operation goes horribly improper.

James Vanderbilt is adapting Ludlum’s novel for the large display from a narrative he co-penned with Akiva Goldsman, in keeping with The Hollywood Reporter.

Like Johnson, Cena started his profession as a WWE Famous person earlier than bringing his skills to Hollywood. Cena has had a string of profitable current comedies like Blockers, Sisters, and Prepare Wreck.

Producers on venture inlcude Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner of Captivate Leisure; Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions; Vanderbilt; Brad Fischer and William Sherak of Mythology; and Goldsman of Weed Street Footage.

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