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Being one of the landmark games of gaming history virtually guaranteed that Spy Hunter would receive a big screen adaptation. The intriguing part would be how to bring a videogame that had no story line to a movie adaptation. Very simply, if you’re Universal, you cast the baddest man around and make a 100 minute chase film.
Spy Hunter will be The Rock’s fourth film with Universal and if ever his movie career hinged on one project, this would be the one. Of all his films so far, this is his first action film that can seriously be considered an A-film. The question is, can The Rock open a film this big on his own after graciously sharing the spotlight with others in his past films?
The Rock will play Alec Sects, a member of a secret government agency called Spy Hunters who uses a state-of-art, high-tech car to hunt down baddies. This awesome bit of technology has the ability to transform into a boat, a motorcycle and make cappuccino for eight people. Tentatively slated for a Summer 2005 release, the only bit of bad news this project offers is that it will keep The Rock away from the wrestling ring, to the disappointment of all wrestling fans. But if the film is half as entertaining as The Rundown was, the payoff will be worth the wait. (Walid Habboub/BOP)
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