The movie is loosely based on the 1986 arcade video game series of the same name by Midway Games.
Primatologist Davis Okoye shares an unshakable bond with George, an extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla that's been in his care since birth. When a rogue genetic experiment goes wrong, it causes George, a wolf and a reptile to grow to a monstrous size. As the mutated beasts embark on a path of destruction, Okoye teams up with a discredited genetic engineer and the military to secure an antidote and prevent a global catastrophe.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, and semi-retired professional wrestler. Johnson was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, the son of Ata Johnson and professional wrestler Rocky Johnson. Johnson was a college football player for the University of Miami, where he won a national championship on the 1991 Miami Hurricanes team. After being cut from the Calgary Stampeders of CFL two months into the 1995 season, he began training for a career in professional wrestling, following in the footsteps of various family members, including his grandfather Peter Maivia and his father Rocky Johnson, from whom he inherited Canadian citizenship in 2009. Johnson began his acting career on television while wrestling. In his first television acting job, in 1999, he played his own father in an episode of That '70s Show called "That Wrestling Show".
Naomie Melanie Harris OBE is an English actress. She started her career as a child actress, appearing in the children television series Simon and the Witch in 1987. Harris was born on 6 September 1976 in Islington, London, where she was raised. Harris' mother, Lisselle Kayla, moved to London as a child with her parents from Jamaica, and her father, a fashion designer, moved there from Trinidad. Harris has appeared in television and film since she was nine, including a starring role in the remake of the science fiction series The Tomorrow People.
Malin Maria Åkerman is a Swedish Canadian actress, model and singer. She became known for making appearances in several Canadian productions. Åkerman was born in Stockholm, Sweden, to aerobics teacher and part-time model Pia and insurance broker Magnus Åkerman. Åkerman attended many different schools, including Sir Winston Churchill Secondary School in St. Catharines, Ontario. She once attended a Catholic school, though she was raised as a Buddhist. Åkerman made her acting debut on the Canadian science fiction series Earth: Final Conflict in 1997, in a smaller role as a robot.
Joseph Michael Manganiello is an American film, television, and theater actor, producer, director, author, and Emmy winning narrator. His professional film career began when he played Flash Thompson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy. His breakout role came in the form of werewolf Alcide Herveaux on five seasons of the HBO series True Blood. Manganiello was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Susan and Charles John Manganiello. His father is of Italian descent, from Naples, and his mother is of Armenian, Austrian, and Croatian ancestry. While a student at Carnegie Mellon University, Manganiello appeared in numerous productions in Pittsburgh's theatre scene, including Ulfheim in Henrik Ibsen's When We Dead Awaken, Lorenzo in Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice for Quantum Theatre, and Joe in the Pittsburgh premiere of The Last Night of Ballyhoo.
Jake Lacy is an American actor. He is known for his portrayal of Casey Marion Davenport on the ABC sitcom Better with You and Pete Miller on the ninth and final season of The Office. Lacy was born on February 14, 1985 in Greenfield, Massachusetts. He grew up in Pittsford, Vermont, where he attended Otter Valley Union High School and Patricia A. Hannaford Career Center's Addison Repertory Theater pre-professional program. In 2008, Lacy graduated from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in Winston-Salem. After graduation, he worked odd jobs in the state of New York. He worked as a gym receptionist, a bar-back at a club and a waiter, while going to auditions during the day, until being cast in the role of Casey in Better with You.
Marley Eve Shelton is an American actress. She made her film debut in Grand Canyon (1991), and followed with a line of roles in films aimed at teenage audiences, including The Sandlot (1993), Pleasantville (1998), Never Been Kissed (1999), Sugar & Spice (2001) and Valentine (2001). Shelton was born on April 12, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, the daughter of Carol (née Stromme), a teacher and former singer, and Christopher Shelton, a director and producer. Shelton attended University of California, Los Angeles, where she majored in Film and Theatre. She made her on-screen debut as Roberto's girlfriend at camp in Grand Canyon.
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