The film adaptation of Square Enix and Avalanche Studios video game “Just Cause” appears to proceed with the actor of “Aquaman” Jason Momoa entering the cast as themain character, Rico Rodriguez. Furthermore, the director of “San Andreas” Brad Peyton will take over the directing and production. This is not the first time that Peyton and Momoa will cooperate, as Momoa also participates in the series Peyton, for Netflix, “Frontier”.
uthor of “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World” John Collee wrote the script, which describes the story of a secret agent, Rico Rodriguez (Momoa). The details of the plot have not yet been revealed but it sounds that Rodriguez will face a “crisis of conscience” during a mission.
The DNA Pictures will undertake the distribution of the film in China with a local partner and with 20th Century Fox having the global distribution rights. “Just Cause” will be produced from the Peyton and Jeff Fierson through ASAP Entertainment, Roy Lee and Vertigo Entertainment, Adrian Askarieh by Prime Universe Films, Eva Cao from inside the Supernova Entertainment and Mason XU and Fan Dong through DNA Co . Ltd.
Momoa will appear as Aquaman in the upcoming film of DC “Justice League”, as well as its own independent film. Meanwhile, Peyton prepares for the production of “Rampage”, a further adaptation of a video game, starring Dwayne.