Dwayne Johnson in Talks for ‘Journey 3’

The ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’ star hopes to reprise his role as the stepfather of Josh Huterson’s character.

Dwayne Johnson is in talks to return for Journey 3
Dwayne Johnson is in talks to return for Journey 3
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island star Dwayne Johnson is in talks to return as Hank in Journey 3.

We reported two days ago that Warner Bros. gave the go-ahead for this sequel, hiring director Brad Peyton and screenwriters Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn. No details on the story have been revealed yet, but the sequel will be produced by Beau Flynn, Tripp Vinson, and Charlotte Huggins.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island was a follow-up to 2008's Journey to the Center of the Earth, although Josh Hutcherson was the only actor to return for the second installment, portraying Sean. Dwayne Johnson played Sean's stepfather Hank in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, and it seems Hank will be imparting more wisdom (and pec-pops) to Sean in Journey 3, even though Josh Hutcherson hasn't officially signed on yet.

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island has grossed over $280 million worldwide since opening in early February. No production schedule was given for Journey 3, although Warner Bros. is eyeing a 2014 release.

Sources: The Wrap

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Comments (10)

  1. MovieManiac

    I love The Rock but he needs to pick better films.

    3 years agoby @moviemaniac66Flag

  2. Alan Solares

    This guy making madd movies at once! Ciudad, Hercules, fast and the Furious 6 & 7, Journey 3, and a Michael Bay film with Mark Wahlberg.

    3 years agoby @Alan-SolaresFlag

  3. Ghostman

    @bawnian-dexeus I know that, but he usually goes 3 to 1 with his movies: three kid flicks and then like one action movie.

    3 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  4. Ghostman

    I want more action films not kiddie movies Dwayne!

    3 years agoby @ghostmanFlag

  5. CelluloidDreams

    The title should be: "Dwayne Johnson in Talks for a paycheck"!

    3 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  6. ejk1

    @bawnian-dexeus ....ugh.

    3 years agoby @ejk1Flag

  7. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    @ejk1 Larry the Cable Guy did the sequel

    3 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  8. ejk1

    Smart move for Rock. It keeps him away tooth fairy tutu.

    3 years agoby @ejk1Flag

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