10 December 2012 8:18 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Rising writer-director Ric Roman Waugh has had an unconventional path to the director's chair. For more than a decade, he was a stuntman in films like Tango & Cash and Total Recall, but in 1996, he broke into work behind-the-scenes, snagging a job as a second unit director on a TV movie. Since then he's written and directed a string of little known crime movies like In the Shadows, Felon, and Snitch, a Dwayne Johnson vehicle that's set to debut in in 2013. While his latest feature has had some struggles in securing a release date, it seems Snitch is solid enough to secure Waugh new work, as Relativity has just snagged him for Tipping Point. THR reports Waugh has signed on to direct the sci-fi thriller. He is also being asked to rewrite the original screenplay penned by Todd Stein. The story is set 100 years from now in a dystopian future where »

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