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When Dwayne Johnson’s San Andreas got here out again in 2015, it made a splash on the massive display and a slew of cash worldwide. A lot in order that it appeared very possible Johnson and director Brad Peyton would group up for a sequel. As a substitute, they made Rampage and San Andreas by no means grew to become a franchise. So, what’s stopping it? Effectively, two issues.
Director Brad Peyton is coming off of directing a few episodes of the now cancelled Netflix collection Dawn. He has a TV mini Albedo developing, however his schedule is seemingly open to helm San Andreas 2. Sadly, Dwayne Johnson’s isn’t and Peyton says that’s the primary a part of the issue, noting,
It’s all about Dwayne’s schedule. That’s the factor. He’s so busy with a lot stuff. I positively wish to work with him once more – he’s superior, and he and I get alongside actually, very well, clearly. For me with Dwayne, it’s simply actually enjoyable to push one another, and to only attempt to outdo one another, and do stuff that we haven’t seen earlier than.
Clearly, this element of Brad Peyton’s feedback to The Beat is sensible. First, Dwayne Johnson all the time has myriad tasks within the works and in reality considered one of them Crimson Discover truly needed to halt for a time attributable to current international occasions. So, his schedule is, I might assume, in disarray on this level and there’s going to need to be some mastermind determining reorder the items because the world opens again up.
The Rock has Crimson Discover to complete; he has DC’s Black Adam film to work on and promote; as well as, there’s the already-filmed Jungle Cruise he’ll have to do press for down the road. These are simply the massive tasks, too. Plus, at this level given it has been 5 years since San Andreas got here out, we’re most likely extra more likely to see the subsequent Jumanji sequel earlier than we see Brad Peyton’s imaginative and prescient come to fruition.
Talking of, the director’s imaginative and prescient is the opposite potential impediment retaining San Andreas 2 from hitting the massive display at this level, although he did say he has concepts, which might some sq. with some rumors in regards to the sequel presumably being about The Ring of Hearth a number of years in the past.
I feel that with San Andreas, it’s a problem, as a result of I mentioned, I don’t wish to repeat myself. I don’t wish to simply do San Andreas 2 and or not it’s the identical as San Andreas 1. There’s that problem of what do you do that you just haven’t seen earlier than that doesn’t exist on this area? We’ve got some concepts that I feel can obtain that, after which it’s simply in regards to the huge man getting some free time.
Nonetheless, is there curiosity in San Andreas 2? Different lead actress Alexandra Daddario not too long ago mentioned she would nonetheless be enthusiastic about making the film, additionally remarking that the primary one did effectively. So, actually, there is no motive to not, in my view, however perhaps that is wishful pondering.
In the meantime, Jungle Cruise will characteristic a San Andreas reunion of kinds. So, I assume we’ll simply need to content material ourselves with that when the flick comes out subsequent 12 months as we proceed to attend for the elusive San Andreas 2.