'Skyscraper' towers over summer schedule of sequels

A glance through the summer movie schedules reveals one rather depressing common denominator: every single big budget release is a sequel — apart from one.

Dwayne Johnson cuts a solitary figure in that all-important late May to early August period — when movie-goers seek refuge from the heat in air-conditioned multiplexes — as the only star of an entirely original blockbuster.

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