News Shorts: Hercules, Juliet, Resurrection

Hercules: The Thracian Wars
Dwayne Johnson has tweeted that the first trailer for his action blockbuster “Hercules: The Thracian Wars” is scheduled to hit in two weeks. The Rock says: “Just watched the new #HERCULESMovie teaser trailer. POWERFUL. Proud to show you in 2 weeks.” [Source: Twitter]

The Juliet
Warner Bros. Pictures is taking over “The Juliet” from Sony Pictures and New Regency. “Snow White And The Huntsman” director Rupert Sanders remains attached to direct.

An adaptation of Alfred Bester’s short story, the tale is described as “Bonnie and Clyde in space”, or the even more vague “romance set against the backdrop of a futuristic science fiction landscape”. [Source: Deadline]

ABC’s new ‘back from the dead’ supernatural drama series “Resurrected” opened to a 3.6 rating in adults 18-49 – making it not only last night’s top show, but the troubled network’s highest rating for a midseason drama launch in two years. [Source: THR]