Dwayne Johnson to Headline Lore

Dwayne Johnson is set to headline Lore, an adaptation of the IDW comic book series. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news, adding that Warner Bros. is developing the property with a script by Cory Goodman and Jeremy Lott.

Written and illustrated by husband and wife team Ashley Wood and T.P. Louise, the 2004 comic book is officially described as follows:

In times past, the world was full of mythical creatures long since held at bay by the secret society of Shepherds. But when the Shepherds’ line of succession is broken, a reluctant hero finds her life threatened from every quarter. And the creatures are coming back: will the Earth be ready for their return?

Johnson has already appeared this year in Journey 2: The Mysterious Island and has a diverse upcoming slate that includes G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Snitch, Fast Six, Michael Bay’s Pain and Gain and, recently announced and also based on graphic novels, Hercules and Ciudad.

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