It's 2012 and Los Angeles gets ravaged by earthquakes, director Roland Emmerich explains. A 10.5 earthquake, so that's really the earthquake that ends all earthquakes. John Cusack races to get his two kids and his ex-wife and her new boyfriends out of Los Angeles. One of the first things we figured out was, we have to do approach this in a completely new way.
Featurette about filming the destruction of Los Angeles in 2012.