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Dwayne Johnson To Star In McG-Directed Big-Screen Version Of 'The Fall Guy'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 5, 2013 6:00 PM
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The Toronto International Film Festival is seen as a bastion for artistically adventurous films that tackle tough social, thematic and cultural issues, which is the perfect forum to announce a movie starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, directed by McG, produced by WWE Studios and based on a decades-old television series. That's right – the director of "This Means War" and one of the muscle bound stars of the "Fast and the Furious" franchise are teaming to bring the Lee Majors series "The Fall Guy" to the big screen.

WTF? WWE & Warner Bros. Team-Up For Animated 'Flintstones' Movie

  • By Edward Davis
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  • May 30, 2013 5:26 PM
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Flintstones, WWE
So "The Flintstones," the 1994 live-action movie adaptation of the animated cartoon starring John Goodman, Rick Moranis, Rosie O'Donnell, Rosie O'Donnell and Kyle MacLachlan hurt the modern stone age family's brand. Sure, you probably (maybe, possibly) saw it, so your eyes and ears can tell you what's self-evident. But apparently the brand was damaged far worse than you can possibly imagine (though Universal, who made the '94 film letting movie rights lapse to Warner Bros. in the intervening years is also a good indicator).

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