John Henry & The Statesmen

STUDIO: Netflix

DIRECTOR: Jake Kasdan

STARRING: Dwayne Johnson

Summary:

Netflix has secured the rights to an original pitch from writer Tom Wheeler (The Lego Ninjago Movie) currently entitled John Henry and The Statesmen, developed with Hiram Garcia, President of Production (Seven Bucks Productions). The film will be directed by Jake Kasdan and star Dwayne Johnson in a follow up to their incredibly successful Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

Johnson will serve as a producer on the film in addition to starring as John Henry and leading an ensemble cast of the most popular figures from folklore and legend.