Dwayne Johnson To Lead Big Trouble In Little China Remake

Dwayne_Johnson_at_the_2009_Tribeca_Film_FestivalSan Andreas star Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson will be heading up a remake of the classic John Carpenter film Big Trouble In Little China. Johnson will take on the role of Jack Burton (made famous by Kurt Russell), a trucker that gets pulled into the dangerous and mystical underworld in San Francisco's Chinatown. X-Men: First Class writers Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are working on the screenplay for 20th Century Fox.

Big Trouble only grossed $11 million at the box office back 1986 but has gone on to become a loved cult classic.

The Wrap was first to break the story.

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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