Hollywood action superstar DWAYNE ‘THE ROCK’ JOHNSON (Fast 8) is set to produce SON OF SHAOLIN, a martial arts film based on a graphic novel by Jay Longino and Caanan White.

The story “combines Shaolin mythology with a group of teens who live in a neighborhood that is being gentrified. An aspiring street artist struggling to meet ends meet discovers he is the last of his bloodline and must find a way to survive a seemingly unstoppable killer.”

RICK FAMUYIWA (Dope) is in final talks to direct the film for Columbia Pictures. Johnson is producing alongside Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia via Seven Bucks Entertainment.

Stay tuned for casting news.

SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter

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