(KBCWtv) – New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures has released the first trailer to Dwayne Johnson’s action/adventure Rampage.
The film is based on the 1986 arcade game from Bally-Midway where players control three giant monsters who’s intent is to demolish the city to the ground and fight off military forces determined to take them down.READ MORE: Serinda Swan On Her Character Dr. Jenny Cooper In The CW's 'Coroner': 'The Humanity Seen In Jenny Is Really Resonating With People'
The movie’s storyline is similar. Johnson plays primatologist Davis Okoye who studies “George,” a gentle and intelligent silverback gorilla who, thanks to a “rogue genetic experiment,” becomes a gigantic, uncontrollable raging beast. Only to find out there’s more than one of them. Okoye must then find them all a cure and stop them from destroying the planet.
Also co-starring with “The Rock,” Academy Award-nominee Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Walking Dead), Malin Akerman (Watchmen) and Joe Manganiello (Magic Mike).READ MORE: Amy Smart On 'DC's Stargirl': 'It's Pure Entertainment'
Best known for working with Johnson on several movies (San Andreas and Journey 2: The Mysterious Island), Brad Peyton takes the director’s chair as well as executive producer.
Watch the trailer, here:
Rampage arrives in theaters on April 20, 2018.
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