Faster: Actioner Starring Dwayne Johnson

May 6, 2009–Dwayne Johnson will star in “Faster,” an action drama  to be
helmed by Phil Joanou, who directed Johnson in “Gridiron Gang,” based on a script by Joe and Tony Gayton.


He'll play an ex-con bent on avenging the death of his brother, murdered 10 years earlier when the two were double-crossed during a heist.   The film will be produced by Castle Rock's Martin Shafer and Liz Glotzer, along with Mark Ciardi and Gordon Gray, who teamed with Johnson on “The Game Plan” and the upcoming “Tooth Fairy.” Joe Gayton will also produce.