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Old 07-20-10, 12:37 AM
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Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

Ok..this looks cool.

* Dwayne Johnson as Driver
* Moon Bloodgood as Driver's girlfriend
* Oliver Jackson-Cohen as a self-made millionaire who kills for fun
* Billy Bob Thornton as a veteran cop
* Maggie Grace as Killer's Girlfriend

Tom Berenger and Carla Gugino have been confirmed to have roles in the film.

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An ex-convict (The Rock) avenges his brother's death after they were double-crossed during a heist.

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Old 07-20-10, 12:44 AM
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

Saw this trailer earlier. It's like Death Wish or The Punisher but with Dwayne Johnson. I'm there.
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Yeah....I'm game for this. Can it be true? Can Dwayne Johnson be in a cool movie w/ action? Also...If he proves himself or even if he doesn't. Stallone needs to put him in The Expendables 2. Also..Danny Fucking Trejo. And Kurt Russell.....w/ Arnold (in great shape) kicking ass w/ Stallone on the same frame.
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Trejo was out of The Expendables because the budget wouldn't allow for his inclusion (Stallone had written a major action set piece with Trejo in mind) so, if it does well, they can probably have enough cash to squeeze him in a sequel. Russell (or rather his agent) said no so it's doubtful Stallone would call on him again. The Rock would be awesome as a member of Arnold's crew (his character used to lead the Expendables but he broke away and formed his own group) in a sequel.

As for the Rock in action, after seeing him on location here shooting Fast and Furious 5, he could play Kratos in a God of War movie. He looks that badass.
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Bro...you and I both know that I know wtf happened to the casting on The Expendables. lol. Fuck!!! I just want Trejo to get recognized beyond RR flicks. Of course he does that Machete prequel out too..lol.

And damn you, KR. Damn you. Actually it'd be cool if The Rock was part of Arnold's crew. I wonder who else could be in The Expendables 2? Just get Willis to do something w/ action too. Damnit. I want those 3 in the same frame kicking ass and being awesome than just being awesome.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

The Rock went right past Schwarzenegger and all the way to Eastwood. Go make a fun action flick, Dwayne.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

look good and Im looking forward to see it!
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Car chases, shoot outs, and The Rock.

Looks good to me.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

Saw this yesterday and it looks good. Between this and 5 Fast I hope he sticks with action for a while. Maybe the Disney contract is up
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

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Saw this yesterday and it looks good. Between this and 5 Fast I hope he sticks with action for a while. Maybe the Disney contract is up
No kidding. I thought The Rundown was great and was hoping that was the path he would follow but then all the stupid comedies started arriving...
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Yeah but the action movies weren't selling nearly as well as the "stupid comedies". You go where the money is, my friends. I can't fault him for that.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

This is exactly the kind of film he should be doing. Looks awesome so far. I'll likely check it out.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

Yeah totally. This is the type of film he needs to be doing. It's sad that this guy has potential but never enough to be in the same breath as The Expendables. he could be a damn fine action hero but...no..he did The Tooth Fairy or that one where he has a daughter and he's football player.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

Maybe this was part of a brilliant plan...

He did a couple of decent action flicks, to show what he can do. Then rather than being typecast quickly, and we turn on him for doing the same thing (like we know we would) he flips and does comedy/kids movies.

We keep waiting for him to be back in action, and when he finally does we jump up with excitement...
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That and his kids' flicks (The Game Plan, Race To Witch Mountain, and The Tooth Fairy) weren't all that bad. I found them quite watchable.

But I'm glad to see him back to action.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

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That and his kids' flicks (The Game Plan, Race To Witch Mountain, and The Tooth Fairy) weren't all that bad. I found them quite watchable.

But I'm glad to see him back to action.
.....I couldn't even watch the trailers to The Game Plan and The Tooth Fairy without thinking that The Rock should just quit making movies.
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.....I couldn't even watch the trailers to The Game Plan and The Tooth Fairy without thinking that The Rock should just quit making movies.
Give 'em a shot. They're certainly only rentals but enjoyable nonetheless.
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...I'm sorry, bro. I just can't. Maybe if you yourself gave me a full review justifying that I should give them a shot.
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There's no reason why you have to see them, honestly. But they're not bad movies. They're just sweet little movies that happened to feature the Rock. The only one you might be compelled to see is Race To Witch Mountain because it's actually an action movie (albeit a bloodless action movie) masquerading as a kids' movie.
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haha..alright. that one has a chance. Faster on the other hand I'll be there in a theater for sure. Unless I hear really bad news.
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Re: Faster- Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) action flick

Looks pretty good. And I liked Johnson in the Tooth Fairy, Witch Mountain, Get Smart, etc, and the other light movies.
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I just can't still believe that Johnson is in something that looks badass. I hope it's fucking cool.
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Looks pretty good. And I liked Johnson in the Tooth Fairy, Witch Mountain, Get Smart, etc, and the other light movies.
Yup, he was. In fact, except for Get Smart (I was gonna watch that regardless), he's the reason I gave those films a shot. And I'm glad that I did.
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did everyone know what this film is rated will be?
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I will be there, this looks fun and it is nice to see The Rock back doing what he should have been doing when he left wrestling.

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