Movie News

Confirmed : Dwayne Johnson in talks to play DC Superhero Lobo

Confirmed : Dwayne Johnson in talks to play DC Superhero Lobo
Caffeinated Clint

Dwayne Johnson’s been ice-skating around the Superhero movie rink for a while now. There was talk of him playing Sub-Mariner, some less-believable rumours of him once being up for Bryan Singer’s Superman, and some discussions about playing Black Adam in a ‘Shazam!’ movie at one stage. None of that came off, but seems the wrestler cum box-office dollars chaser hasn’t given up on his plight to be part of a credit block on a DC or Marvel comic movie poster.

Latest rumours had Johnson up for the role of ‘Lobo’ in the DC Comics flick of the same name.

Brad Peyton, who worked with Johnson on “Journey 2 : The Mysterious Island”, and prolific action-movie beard Joel Silver (“Lethal Weapon”, “Exit Wounds”), are involved in such a project. And seems you can now officially add Johnson’s name to the IMDB listing for the picture.

The actor took to Twitter to confirm that the rumours are true, he’s indeed in the mix to play Lobo.

“Rumors of me possibly playing LOBO are true. Joel Silver and Brad Peyton working on it now. That could be fun..”, The Rock – or whoever handles his twitter account – said.

Well, there goes the hope of seeing the big guy play She-Hulk, I guess?

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 9 times, 9 visits today)
Movie News
Caffeinated Clint
@http://www.twitter.com/clintmoviehole

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole.

More in Movie News

salmankhan

Stallone wants Khan in Expendables 4

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
harleyquinn

How Suicide Squad changed an Arrow storyline

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
mad-max-fury-road-tom-hardy2_zps92a03850

Care to watch a black-and-white version of Mad Max : Fury Road?

Editorial StaffMay 24, 2015
aliciavikander

Vikander may be new Bourne girl

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
ridleyscott

First look : Ridley Scott’s The Martian

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
HANNIBAL -- "Mizumono" Episode 213 -- Pictured: Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter -- (Photo by: Brooke Palmer/NBC)

Preview look at Hannibal season three

Ashleigh DaviesMay 24, 2015
mission-impossible-rogue-nation-hunt-hostage_1920.0

Mission : Impossible 6 in development

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
twinpeaks

Twin Peaks episode count doubled!

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
now-you-see-me2-exclusive

Now You See Me 3 is in the works at Lionsgate

Ashleigh DaviesMay 23, 2015