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Plot: What's the story about?
Everyone knows the legend of Hercules and his twelve labors. Our story begins after the labors, and after the legend… Haunted by a sin from his past, Hercules has become a mercenary. Along with five faithful companions, he travels ancient Greece selling his services for gold and using his legendary reputation to intimidate enemies. But when the benevolent ruler of Thrace and his daughter seek Hercules' help to defeat a savage and terrifying warlord, Hercules finds that in order for good to triumph and justice to prevail... he must again become the hero he once was... he must embrace his own myth... he must be Hercules
official plot version from paramount.com
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Poll: Will you see Hercules?
Who stars in Hercules: Cast List
Dwayne Johnson ... Hercules
"Jungle Cruise" , "Black Adam"
Aksel Hennie ... Tydeus
"Pioneer" , "Last Knights"
Ian McShane ... Amphiarus
"Jack the Giant Slayer" , "The Golden Compass"
"Vivaldi" , "Risen"
"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I" , "Immortals"
"Dune" , "Mission: Impossible 7"
"The Seventh Son" , "Man of Steel"
Reece Ritchie ... Iolaus
"Desert Dancer" , "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time"
"Old" , "The Father"
"The Vanishing" , "War Horse"
"Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters" , "The Diary of Lawson Oxford"
Tobias Santelmann ... Rhesus [Villain]
"Out Stealing Horses" , "Point Break"
Who's making Hercules: Crew List
Production: What we know about Hercules?
- Tobias Santelmann will play Rhesus, a golden-locked barbarian and revolutionary who is Hercules' main foe in the movie.
- Aksel Hennie, the star of the Norwegian thriller Headhunters, will play Tydeus, a warrior devoted to Hercules who wields twin axes and is such a madman that he needs to be chained up at night when he sleeps.
- Based on a five-issue comicbook series by Steve Moore, which debuted in May 2008.
- July 2014: The film was in Completed status.
- March 2014: The film was in Post-Production status.
- June 2013: The film was in Production status.
- January 2013: The film was in Pre-Production status.
- August 2009: The film was in Development status.
Principal photography began today.
Brett Ratner's Hercules will be released in theaters Aug. 8, 2014. Dwayne Johnson in the titular role.