LOS ANGELES: Actor Dwayne Johnson is reportedly being eyed by Universal Pictures to play the lead role in its “The Wolf Man” reboot.
The upcoming reboot has currently been under production at the studio with Aaron Guzikowski penning the script. The project is part of its plan to revive its classic monsters.
It will be included in the studio's shared monster universe, which is being overseen by Alex Kurtzman and Chris Morgan, reports aceshowbiz.com.
Morgan wrote the screenplay of "Furious 7", in which Johnson played Luke Hobbs.
There is no confirmation yet from the actor and no other details about "The Wolf Man" are available as of now.
It has been reported that other famous characters such as the Mummy, Frankenstein and Dracula will inhabit the same universe and interact with one another across films and plots.
"The Wolf Man" reboot is scheduled to release on April 13, 2018.