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Len Wiseman on Gears of War Story and Casting

27 July 2009 1:00 PM, PDT | | See recent Worst Previews news »

Director Len Wiseman (Live Free or Die Hard) and writer Chris Morgan (Wanted) appeared at Comic-Con to talk about the upcoming "Gears of War" film, stating that even though casting has yet to begin, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will not be cast. "A 'Doom' connection would not be smart for us," Wiseman said bluntly, adding that the way to find the right person to play the lead role of Marcus Fenix is not to "throw a bunch of strongmen into the ring and see who comes out victorious. I'm looking for an actor for the role and then [I'll] put him into shape." Wiseman also mentioned that he already has someone in mind to play the part of Maria, the doomed wife of second-in-command Dominic Santiago. "If I can convince [Kate Beckinsale] -- and I think I have a shot -- I'd love to see that," he said. Regarding the plot, Morgan said »

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