Neighbourhood Entertainment Desk: Wrestlers-turned-actors John Cena and Dwayne Johnson are teaming up for the film ‘The Janson Directive’. Cena, 41, will star in the project while Johnson and Dany Garcia are executive producing it through their Seven Bucks Productions. Johnson shared the news of Cena’s casting on his Instagram page and congratulated him.
Johnson was earlier attached to star in the action-thriller but due to his busy schedule, he decided it was best move along as a producer.James Vanderbilt is adapting Ludlum’s novel for the big screen from a story he co-penned with Akiva Goldsman, according to a report. Producers on project inlcude Ben Smith and Jeffrey Weiner of Captivate Entertainment; Hiram Garcia of Seven Bucks Productions; Vanderbilt; Brad Fischer and William Sherak of Mythology; and Goldsman of Weed Road Pictures.