The Janson Directive Movie

The Janson Directive movie is currently in Pre-Production

May 1, 2018 • Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script.

Who's Involved:

Dwayne Johnson, James Vanderbilt, Brad Fischer, Akiva Goldsman, Dany Garcia, John Cena, Ben Smith, Hiram Garcia, Jeffrey Weiner, William Sherak

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

The Janson Directive Plot: What's the story?

Follows a former consular ops agent who, after leaving covert operations due to the high number of sanctioned serial killings, goes into business as private security consultant. Teamed with a sharpshooter, Janson only takes assignments that he believes will lead to helping those in need.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about The Janson Directive?

  1. Dwayne Johnson was originally attached to star, but given his busy schedule with various projects, John Cena has now been pegged to topline (Variety, 4/30/18).
  2. The movie will figure into a larger cinematic universe of movies based on the works of Robert Ludlum (Hollywood Reporter, 5/18/16).
  3. Adapted from Robert Ludlum's novel.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making The Janson Directive?

A look at the The Janson Directive behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's writer Akiva Goldsman last wrote Doctor Sleep and The Dark Tower.



Brad Fischer
Hiram Garcia
Akiva Goldsman
William Sherak
Ben Smith

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Production Timeline: When did the The Janson Directive come together?

On or about May 1, 2018 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

On or about May 31, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

James Vanderbilt will adapt Janson Directive from a story co-authored with Akiva Goldsman. Dwayne Johnson will produce and star in the film.

On or about September 30, 2014 • The film was in Development status.

Akiva Goldsman will rewrite the script by John Hlavin. Dwayne Johnson will produce and star in the film.

On or about July 27, 2014 • The film was in Development status.

The Janson Directive Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Janson Directive is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).
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