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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson with Kylie Minogue on the Gold Coast. Picture: Dwayne Johnson/ Twitter

With her singing career taking a downward turn, Kylie Minogue will return to the big screen after landing a role in an earthquake action film, San Andreas.

The Australian pop star, who became a household name as an actress on long-running soap Neighbours in the 80s, will star alongside Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in the flick.

Details about her character are being kept under wraps but the film revolves around a special-operations firefighter forced to reunite with his ex-wife to rescue their daughter when a disastrous earthquake rattles California.

San Andreas began filming at Village Roadshow studios on the Gold Coast earlier this year, bringing with it 2700 jobs and $40 million to the local economy.

Minogue, 46, who is currently on Australian TV screens as a judge on talent show The Voice, is also expected to contribute to the film's soundtrack, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

It won't be Minogue's first major action film role. She played Cammy in 1994 Jean-Claude Van Damme movie Street Fighter.

Minogue made her first feature film debut in the 1989 film The Delinquents.

Most recently she was seen on Australian screens at the Sydney Film Festival, co-starring alongside Nick Cave in stylish art-house movie 20,000 Days on Earth, which will come to Perth's Luna cinemas on August 21.

The West Australian

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