Snitch is an upcoming American action thriller film directed by Ric Roman Waugh and starring Dwayne Johnson. The film will be released in the United States on February 22, 2013.Snitch is directed by Ric Roman Waugh and written by Waugh and Justin Haythe. The project was first set up in 2004 by Guy East and Nigel Sinclair, partners at Spitfire Pictures. They were inspired by a Frontline documentary about how changes to the federal drug policy of the United States encouraged the incarcerated to snitch on their accomplices. Justin Haythe wrote the initial screenplay, and Waugh was hired to rewrite it. In March 2011, actor Dwayne Johnson was cast in the film’s starring role.Filming began in December 2011 in Shreveport, Louisiana,and it concluded on January 19, 2012..
Snitch will be released on February 22, 2013 in the United States and Canada. The film will be distributed by Lionsgate subsidiary Summit Entertainment.