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‘Universe’s Most Wanted’: Dave Bautista Teams Up With Director Brad Peyton for Sci-Fi Thriller

Dave Bautista is playing yet another intergalactic adventurer in the “irreverent” sci-fi thriller Universe’s Most Wanted. San Andreas and Rampage filmmaker Brad Peyton is set to direct and produce the big-budget sci-fi film. Collider reports that Dave Bautista is going from one ragtag gang of cosmic criminals to another. The Guardians of the Galaxy star […]

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Alexandra Daddario Joins Evangeline Lilly & Ike Barinholtz In Highland Film Group’s ‘Happy Life’

Exclusive: Deadline has learned that San Andreas and True Detective star Alexandra Daddario is set to star in Highland Film Group’s comedy Happy Life opposite Evangeline Lilly and Ike Barinholtz.Pic reps the directorial debut of Mindy Project and Blockers producer David Stassen which he’s also writing. Happy Life follows new mom Allison Beck (Lilly) who […]

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‘Rampage’: Inside the Globe-Trotting Mission to Compose Its Score (Exclusive Video)

Composer Andrew Lockington took a decidedly international approach to his music for the Dwayne Johnson actioner “Rampage,” including traveling to Costa Rica to record the sounds of wild howler monkeys and employing a Ugandan children’s choir.He credits director Brad Peyton — his collaborator on four films including the 2015 hit “San Andreas” — with encouraging […]

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‘Rampage’ Review: Dwayne Johnson Isn’t Strong Enough to Carry One of the Blandest and Most Boring Monster Movies Ever Made

It can be misleading to call a movie “critic-proof.” When this critic humbly concedes that “Rampage” is critic-proof, it’s not because the Rock could open a movie with a Rotten Tomatoes score of negative 12% and still cook up a small fortune. No, “Rampage” is only critic-proof because it’s one of the few studio films […]

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Film Review: ‘Rampage’

Based on the same mid-’80s Bally Midway arcade game that unofficially inspired Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph,” Brad Peyton’s “Rampage” doesn’t seem to understand its own appeal. Reuniting disaster-resistant star Dwayne Johnson with his “San Andreas” director, this brainless big-screen monster-smash movie assumes that audiences want to see the Rock stop three enormous mutant creatures from destroying […]

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‘Rampage’: A Surprisingly Boring Blockbuster That Dwayne Johnson’s Charisma Can’t Save [Review]

Say what you will about Brad Peyton‘s (“San Andreas“) ridiculously goofy cinematic adaptation “Rampage,” based on the 1986 arcade game of the same name, but it owns up to its inherent silliness. A big, brawny, bombastic, gleefully rambunctious big budgeted slice of pre-summer movie season ludicrousness, it has all the markings of a stupendously stupid […]

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