Cinesite has been awarded visual effects work for Warner Bros.’ forthcoming disaster film, San Andreas; work has already commenced at Cinesite’s studios in London and Montréal.
Dwayne Johnson, after recently starring as the demigod himself in Hercules, takes the lead role in San Andreas as search and rescue helicopter pilot, Ray.
After the infamous San Andreas Fault finally gives, triggering a magnitude 9 earthquake in California, Ray (Johnson) teams up with his estranged wife as they make their way together from Los Angeles to San Francisco to save their daughter. However, their treacherous journey north is only the beginning, and when they think the worst may be over…it’s just getting started.
VFX supervisor for the production is Colin Strause. Supervising for Cinesite is Holger Voss, who recently oversaw our work on X-Men: Days of Future Past.
San Andreas hits cinemas on 29th of May 2015 in the UK and 5th of June 2015 in the USA.