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Neve Campbell to scale Skyscraper with Dwayne Johnson · Newswire · The A.V. Club according to : The A.V. Club

Neve Campbell will likely witness the daring heroics of Dwayne Johnson in the upcoming Skyscraper. Submit your Newswire tips here. It's scheduled to come out in July 2018. In an Instagram, Johnson says his character "is also an homage to the everyday man and woman who, despite all odds, will dig deep and do everything possible to protect and save their family."The project is being directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber, who previously worked with Johnson on Central Intelligence. According to Deadline, the actress—recently of House Of Cards—will have a starring role alongside the most gregarious man in showbiz in the 3D movie that has been called "Die Hard in China." The plot concerns a man (Johnson) who is framed for starting a fire in a skyscraper that has trapped his wife and kids.



Neve Campbell to scale Skyscraper with Dwayne Johnson · Newswire · The A.V. Club
She's now willing to risk life and limb (on screen at least), as she's joining Dwayne Johnson in action thriller Skyscraper. Having spent the last couple of years navigating the thorny politics of House Of Cards, Neve Campbell is clearly ready for some more straightforward action. Deadline's story doesn't specify Campbell's role, but she's on to co-star in the thriller, which will start shooting in August. Johnson is playing a former FBI hostage rescue team commander (and war veteran, just in case his heroic credentials were in any doubt) who has segued into advising on security for giant skyscrapers. Now on the run, he has to clear his name, track down the real culprit and rescue his family, who are trapped inside.

'Skyscraper': Neve Campbell Joins Dwayne Johnson In Action Thriller

EXCLUSIVE: Neve Campbell has signed on to star opposite Dwayne Johnson in Skyscraper, Legendary's 3D action thriller written and to be directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. The movie reteams Thurber and Johnson, whose New Line comedy Central Intelligence with Kevin Hart grossed $217 million globally last summer. Johnson stars as a former FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and war veteran who now assesses security for skyscrapers. Campbell, now a series regular on Netflix's hit House of Cards, is repped by CAA, Mosaic and attorney Jeff Bernstein. On assignment in China he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it.


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