Johnson joins Center of the Earth 2

Dwayne Johnson journeys to the Center of the Earth too

Dwayne Johnson is joining Josh Hutcherson in Journey to the Center of the Earth sequel Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,.

Loosely based on Jules Verne’s The Mysterious Island, the script sees Johnson play the boyfriend of Hutcherson’s mom, who Hutcherson is forced to bring on a trip to a mythical and monstrous island to find his missing grandfather. T

Production is scheduled to start in late October in North Carolina and Hawaii with the studio looking to release the film in September 2011. Brad Peyton will direct the film.