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Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" Hits August 2014

By Garth Franklin Wednesday January 16th 2013 11:02PM

MGM and Paramount Pictures have jointly announced an August 8th 2014 release date for Brett Ratner's "Hercules" starring Dwayne Johnson as the Greek mythological hero.

The story is based on the Radical Publishing and Steve Moore's two-part comic "The Thracian Wars" and "The Knives of Kush." It follows Hercules years after he carried out his twelve tasks and has turned his back on the Gods.

Now he and six friends have become mercenaries who've been hired by the King of Thrace to train his men into becoming an army every bit as ruthless as they are.

Ryan Condol is adapting the screenplay while Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber, Jonathan Glickman, Peter Berg, Sarah Aubrey and Barry Levine will produce.

Source: Deadline

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