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Carla Gugino in Talks to Join Dwayne Johnson in New Line’s ‘San Andreas’

Brad Peyton will direct the action movie, which is being produced by Beau Flynn and co-financier Village Roadshow

Carla Gugino is in early talks to play the female lead opposite Dwayne Johnson in New Line’s action-packed earthquake movie, “San Andreas,” an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap.

Brad Peyton is set to direct the film, which is being produced by Beau Flynn and co-financier Village Roadshow.

Also read: Dwayne Johnson Nears Deal to Star in ‘San Andreas’

When “The Big One” strikes California, a special ops firefighter (Johnson) and his ex-wife (Gugino) must make the treacherous journey from Los Angeles to San Francisco to rescue his daughter, who will be played by “True Detective’s” breakout star Alexandra Daddario.

Gugino next stars opposite Matt Dillon in the M. Night Shyamalan series “Wayward Pines,” which will debut on Fox after “24: Live Another Day.” Her previous TV credits include “Entourage,” “Californication” and “Political Animals.”

Also read: Carla Gugino to Star in Fox’s M. Night Shyamalan Thriller ‘Wayward Pines’

The actress has co-starred in a string of high-profile films, including “Sin City,” “Night at the Museum,” the “Spy Kids” movies and Zack Snyder’s “Watchmen” and “Sucker Punch.” She’ll soon be seen alongside Matthew Lillard and Patrick Stewart in Stephen Belber’s indie movie, “Match.”

Gugino is represented by CAA, Untitled Entertainment and attorney Warren Dern.