In an interview, discussing his future projects, including HERCULES, Dwayne Johnson was asked about LOBO. The project was to feature the cigar chomping bastich bounty hunter from space, and was to be helmed by Brad Peyton (JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND). Johnson was rumored to be interested in the lead role. Sounds like it’s fizzled.
Dwayne Johnson’s words about LOBO: he was involved “for a minute …[but] it just kind of went away as things happen in Hollywood for a minute. I was interested in it, then it went away.“ Personally, I’m not sure I really wanted the Rock to play Lobo, so I’m okay with this news, but I’m sad that the project has died along with it.
Here’s his interview: