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The Rock teases the best look at his Hercules so far

July 7th, 2013 by Irwin Fletcher Comments

Since production began some weeks ago, star Dwayne Johnson has been tweeting behind the scenes pics from the set of Paramount and MGM’s Hercules. He Tweeted the above image, which is our best look yet of the title character with the note:

“Our HERCULES set is designed by Academy Award winner Jean-Vincent Puzos w/ amazing detail. I sit quietly in awe.”

Johnson also Tweeted this thanking the extras, and praising the battle scenes :

“Sayin’ THANK U to the hundreds of Hungarian extras working tirelessly on HERCULES. These scenes are epic.. I appreciate you. Kössz Sràcok.”

For the previous sneak peeks click here and here. Let’s hope we see a full reveal soon.

Based on the Radical Studios graphic novel “Hercules: The Thracian Wars,” the ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth set in a grounded world where the supernatural does not exist. The screenplay is by Ryan Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos.

“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.”

Hercules also stars Ian McShane, Rufus Sewell, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Mullan, John Hurt, Rebecca Ferguson, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Aksel Hennie, Reece Ritchie, and Irina Shayk.

Hercules: The Thracian Wars is set for July 25th, 2014!

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