ByScott Pierce, writer at
Yell at me on Twitter: @gingerscott. Managing Editor at Moviepilot.
Scott Pierce

Even though he starred in The Tooth Fairy (remember when you couldn't handle the tooth?), the fact of the matter is that people love at the movies. In 2013 alone, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Fast & Furious 6, and Pain & Gain generated $1.1 billion at the box office. Now, Johnson is reuniting with Journey 2: The Mysterious Island director for an upcoming New Line earthquake disaster flick called San Andreas.

The movie is set to follow Johnson as a helicopter pilot out to rescue his daughter after an earthquake caused by the San Andreas fault (I'm going out on a limb here guessing that, guys) causes crazy devastation across California. THR says that the film is supposed to out-Emmerich . I think the real question is whether or not it can live up to the scope, expectation, and sheer brilliance set up by disaster movies like Dante's Peak, Volcano, or even Twister. Maybe The Rock can cement his status in a disaster porn classic alongside the ranks of and .

Johnson will next be seen with giant biceps in 's Hercules.

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