The Rock lined up to star in new action thriller ‘Snitch.’

Dwayne Johnson is to star in action thriller, ‘Snitch,’ with Ric Roman Waugh directing. The director will also be rewriting an earlier script by Justin Haythe (‘Revolutionary Road’).

Johnson plays a working class father who is hit hard when his son faces a thirty years jail sentence after being set up in a drug deal. Determined to reveal the truth, the father goes undercover to serve up a senior drug dealer.

Filming is set to start in June with ‘Let Me In’ producing team Nigel Sinclair, Guy East and Alex Brunner attached. Johnson will next be seen in ‘Fast Five,’ which opens April 29th.