McG has denied reports of Johnson's casting to SciFi
: "I've never spoken to dwayne johnson about this. I like him. He's great. He's a wonderful human being and an excellent screen presence, but we have not spoken about 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
. Not a word."
After it was first announced that McG
would be developing 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo
for Disney, the filmmaker went on to