Even if next year the 20th anniversary of its release and Dwayne Johnson has grown into the world’s biggest action star in the years since, you wouldn’t have to travel far on the internet to find someone dying on the hill of The Rundown his single best foray into the genre.
Peter Berg’s Amazonian caper set the trend for The Rock’s inexplicable obsession with venturing into the jungle whenever the opportunity even remotely presented itself. The leading man teamed up with Seann William Scott and Rosario Dawson for an adventure that pitted them against Christopher Walken’s set-chewing villain in search of a priceless artifact believed lost forever in the sands of time.
Unfortunately, The Rundown Slumped at the box office after failing to recoup its sizable $85 million budget from theaters, and while chatter about a sequel does occasionally surface, it’s highly unlikely that a franchise will be spawned at this point . However, the prospect of Johnson and Scott reuniting in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was circulated on Reddit, only to burst into flames.
After it was revealed after his departure from the DCU that the former pro wrestler had announced himself as Luke Cage almost a decade ago, it was suggested that The Rock’s Power Man should work with Scott’s Danny Rand to create a bizarre mix of to offer The Rundown follow and Heroes for hire Adaptation in Kevin Feige’s sandbox.
Based on the fact that the top-voted comment at the time of writing is “That’s a lot of horrible opinions in one post,” we’re going to take a stand and say the pitch didn’t get unanimous approval.
https://wegotthiscovered.com/movies/the-idea-of-reuniting-the-rock-in-the-mcu-with-the-star-of-his-most-underrated-movie-gets-shot-down-in-flames/ The idea of reuniting the Rock with a former co-star in the MCU is shot down