Dwayne Johnson has found the star of his next film: former wrestling rival John Cena.
Johnson announced on Instagram on Monday that he will be producing The Janson Directive, a film based off the novel of the same name written by Robert Ludlum, author of the famous Bourne series. And Johnson was clearly excited to announce that Cena would play the movie’s lead, Paul Janson, an ex-Navy SEAL drawn into an international conspiracy.
“I found my star. And the star of Janson Directive is going to be my good buddy, John Cena,” Johnson announced on Instagram. “I’ve known john for years, he’s so excited to play the role, I’m excited for him, he’s committed.”