After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, a search and rescue helicopter pilot (Dwayne Johnson) and his estranged wife make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their only daughter.
But their treacherous journey north is only the beginning. And when they think the worst may be over…itâ€™s just getting started.
The action thriller â€œSan Andreas,â€ from New Line Cinema and Village Roadshow Pictures, reunites Dwayne Johnson with director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn, following their collaboration on the global hit â€œJourney 2: The Mysterious Island.â€
The film also stars Carla Gugino (â€œNight at the Museum,â€ TVâ€™s â€œEntourageâ€), Alexandra Daddario (â€œPercy Jackson: Sea of Monsters,â€ TVâ€™s â€œTrue Detectiveâ€), Ioan Gruffudd (â€œFantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surferâ€), Archie Panjabi (TVâ€™s â€œThe Good Wifeâ€), Hugo Johnstone-Burt (Australian TVâ€™s â€œHome and Awayâ€), Art Parkinson (TVâ€™s â€œGame of Thronesâ€) and Oscar nominee Paul Giamatti (â€œCinderella Manâ€).
â€œSan Andreasâ€ is produced by Beau Flynn (â€œHercules,â€ â€œJourney 2: The Mysterious Islandâ€). Tripp Vinson (â€œRed Dawnâ€) also serves as producer. Richard Brener, Samuel J. Brown, Michael Disco, Rob Cowan, and Bruce Berman are the executive producers, and Hiram Garcia is co-producer. The screenplay is by Carlton Cuse, story by Andre Fabrizio & Jeremy Passmore.
The creative filmmaking team includes director of photography Steve Yedlin (â€œLooperâ€), production designer Barry Chusid (â€œThe Day After Tomorrowâ€), editor Bob Ducsay (upcoming â€œGodzillaâ€), VFX producer Randall Starr (upcoming â€œInto the Stormâ€), VFX supervisor Colin Strause (â€œThe Avengersâ€), and costume designer Wendy Chuck (â€œTwilightâ€).
Shot on location in The Gold Coast and Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and in Los Angeles and San Francisco, â€œSan Andreasâ€ is slated to open in theatres in both 3D and 2D format on Friday, May 29, 2015.
New Line Cinema presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, a FlynnPictureCo. Production, â€œSan Andreas.â€ It will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.
SAN ANDREAS in theaters May 29