Although he took a bit of a break this year, only taking part in the family film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Dwayne Johnson is making a major action return in 2013 with roles in The Fast and the Furious 6, Michael Bay‘s Pain & Gain, Empire State and the delayed G.I. Joe: Retaliation, but today we’ve got our first look at the batch with the thriller Snitch.
Coming from Ric Roman Waugh, who gave us the Stephen Dorff-starring Felon, the film follows Dwayne Johnson as a father who becomes an undercover DEA informant in order to save his son, who was set up after a bad drug deal and is now in prison. Coming in February, it looks the least appealing of the batch of Johnson films we’re getting next year, but at least The Wire‘s Michael K. Williams is there for the fun. Check out the trailer below for the film also starring Nadine Velazquez, Susan Sarandon and Jon Bernthal.
Snitch arrives on February 22nd, 2013.
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