Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "G.I. Joe:Retaliation" at TCL Chinese Theatre on March 28, 2013 in Hollywood

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures’ “G.I. Joe:Retaliation” at TCL Chinese Theatre on March 28, 2013 in Hollywood

*Dwayne Johnson has just closed a deal to star in the forthcoming earthquake disaster movie, “San Andreas.”

The former wrestler will play a rescue helicopter pilot attempting to keep his estranged daughter from harm during a California quake, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

He would reteam with helmer Brad Peyton, who directed him in “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” for the project, which is set for released in 2015.

Johnson is coming off a banner year in which his appearances in “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” “Fast & Furious 6” and “Pain & Gain” generated more than $1.1 billion at the global box office.

He is currently filming “Fast & Furious 7” after recently completing the shoot for “Hercules: The Thracian Wars,” directed by Brett Ratner.