In a story from Variety, CBS Films is closing in on a deal with Dwayne Johnson to star in the action drama Faster.

The film will be directed by Phil Joanou who also directed Johnson in Gridiron Gang.

Johnson well play a man out to avenge the death of his brother. He was murdered during a heist.

The screenplay was written by Joe and Tony Gayton.

The film will begin shooting in August.