Reece Ritchie Joins Ratner’s “Hercules”

Reece Ritchie (“Prince of Persia: Sands of Time,” “The Lovely Bones”) will join Dwayne Johnson in the Brett Ratner-directed action feature “Hercules” at Paramount Pictures and MGM.

Ritchie will play Iolaus, a poet and the legendary strongman’s nephew. Said young man eagerly promotes Hercules’ achievements and adventures, and throughout the film is forced to become a warrior alongside his uncle.

Rufus Sewell, Ian McShane, Joseph Fiennes, Rebecca Ferguson, Aksel Hennie and John Hurt also star in the project which begins shooting next month.

Source: Deadline