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Skyscraper Trailer: Dwayne Johnson Leaps Into A Burning Building

The Rock is (almost) on fire. 

Universal has dropped the latest trailer for the upcoming action film Skyscraper, which stars Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson as ex-FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer, who spends his days assessing safety for skyscrapers. 

Will's life passes by without much trouble and his security checks go swimmingly — until he heads to China on assignment and discovers that the world's tallest and so-called safest building has gone up in flames, and that someone has pinned the blame on him. Not only must Will clear his name and find those responsible for framing him, but he must also rescue his wife and children who are trapped inside the burning building.

The new footage sees Johnson's Will taking a battering ram a huge glass panel window, tying a rope around his waist, and rappelling down the building like it's a steely Mount Everest — just before he ends up swinging into a cylinder of flames and then hanging upside down by the ankle of his prosthetic leg, which detaches from his body and sends him momentarily falling. 

Watch the trailer in full above. 

This is actually the third official Skyscraper trailer that Universal has released, so it's evident that the studio is really pushing for people to head out to theaters on July 13 to watch Johnson do what he does best: be bald, wear tight shirts, and lead over-the-top action flicks as a former military man/loving dad/guy who doesn't take any malarkey from anyone. 

The actor's bigger-than-big muscles and prowess in playing relatively serious, always physically fit characters make him a great fit for the role of Will in Skyscraper, but we're also intrigued to see if the film will allow for Johnson to show off the same goofy side he displayed in Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and Moana. At the very least, perhaps the film will result in some silly bloopers that will make us love the Rock even more than we already do. 

Written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence, We're the Millers), Skyscraper is set to launch on July 13.