Andre Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore wrote the first draft of the script with Chad and Carey Hayes recently having provided a rewrite. Set in the aftermath of a devastating California earthquake, San Andreas follows a helicopter pilot (Johnson) and his quest to save his estranged daughter.
The June 5 release puts the Warner Bros. film up against 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation’s B.O.O.: Bureau of Otherworldly Operations. It should also face some stiff competition in its second week as Universal’s Jurassic World opens June 12.