22 January 2013 1:06 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

I don't know if anyone has ever called Dwayne Johnson "just a big teddy bear" and lived to tell the tale, but he might get the chance to play one in a New Line picture tentatively titled Teddy Bear.  Details of the picture are being kept under wraps, but the source material was an illustration by fantasy artist Alex Panagopoulos.  The drawing, titled "Sweet Halloween Dreams" depicts a tiny stuffed teddy bear with a wooden sword and shield defending a sleeping child from an enormous monster.  Johnson is attached to produce at the moment with the possibility of starring.  Hit the jump for more. News on Johnson's involvement with Teddy Bear comes via Heat Vision.  While Johnson has resumed his role as an action star lately after a foray into more family-friendly fare, New Line has hopes that Teddy Bear launches a four-quadrant franchise.  After all, Johnson's Pain and Gain »

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