John Cusack has certainly constructed a varied and fulfilling career in Hollywood. He's become known for a wide range of roles -- from Lloyd Dobler in romantic comedy 'Say Anything' to a U.S. Marshall in 'Con Air' to a beleaguered author in the horror thriller '1408.' It's fair to say that, given his affinity for smaller films and big budget movies, Cusack works on his own terms and stretches himself as far as possible.

Now, the talented thespian is taking the plunge into big budget sci-fi with Roland Emmerich's latest end-of-the-world epic '2012,' inspired by a Mayan prophecy that declares that humanity and the world will undergo a massive transition by Dec. 21, 2012. In Hollywood terms, that means making an apocalyptic thriller that signals doom for us all.
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