'Hercules' Starring Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Gets August 2014 Release Date

Brett Ratner's action adventure is based on the graphic novel 'Hercules: The Thracian Wars' by Steve Moore, and is planning a franchise.
Hercules gets August 8, 2014 release date
Hercules gets August 8, 2014 release date
Paramount Pictures has given Brett Ratner's upcoming graphic novel adaptation Hercules an August 8th, 2014 release date. The film is hitting theaters a week after Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy. Dwayne Johnson is starring as the title character. No other actors have been attached.

The film is based on a graphic novel written by Steve Moore titled Hercules: The Thracian Wars and is a more real world take on the mythological story. The writer also penned a sequel to the novel titled Hercules: The Knives Of Kush, which will likely turn into film if this first action project turns into a hit.

Brett Ratner is directing from a script by Ryan Condal. The director is producing with Beau Flynn and Barry Levine.

Production is scheduled to begin later this year.

Hercules comes to theaters July 25th, 2014 and stars Dwayne Johnson, Joseph Fiennes, Rebecca Ferguson, John Hurt, Ian McShane, Irina Shayk, Robert Maillet, Rufus Sewell. The film is directed by Brett Ratner.

Sources: Deadline

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Comments (22)

  1. CUPID


    1 year agoby @cupidFlag

  2. Dark_888

    will see

    1 year agoby @dark-888Flag

  3. Luis Mota

    "Hercules: The Knives Of Kush"

    Didn't know Hercules was a bonghead.

    1 year agoby @Luis-MotaFlag

  4. Bill Louis


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  5. Justin Neault

    Like any logical human being, I'll wait for the trailer to pass judgment. Then I'll actually see the movie to form a proper opinion.

    1 year agoby @Justin-NeaultFlag

  6. Mr.K

    Wait, Brett Ratner directing a Hercules movie? Um... Why?

    1 year agoby @mr-kFlag

  7. Bryan Yentz

    . . .


    1 year agoby @bryanyentzFlag

  8. Corey W.

    Sounds like a bowl of sh*t to me.

    1 year agoby @coreyFlag

  9. Xenon

    @jonquest (deep husky voice) Failure for men, just don't act like one.

    1 year agoby @xenon56Flag

  10. Sean

    This could be good (maybe). We'll have to wait and see.

    1 year agoby @themoviefanaticFlag

  11. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    The Rock plus Myth = Profit

    1 year agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  12. Roberto Mata

    @bruce-ha Well that's a tough one, Louis Leterrier and Jonathan Liebesman failed to bring the mithology of the Greek Gods, Brett Ratner is not a good director for this types of films either, I think the best option in my opinion is Ridley Scott, he did an amazing job with Gladiator, but is almost impossible he would accept, directing either one.

    1 year agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  13. bruce_ha

    @Roberto-Mata Yeah, just need a good director/producer with a great vision.

    1 year agoby @bruce-haFlag

  14. Roberto Mata

    @bruce-ha He fits both roles, perfectly.

    1 year agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  15. jonquest

    @xenon56 I'm pretty sure that's Ratner's cologne...

    1 year agoby @jonquestFlag

  16. moviegeek

    hahahaha, this will be so terrible.

    1 year agoby @moviegeekFlag

  17. bruce_ha

    @Roberto-Mata That's a great fit for Dwayne Johnson. He has the rage of Kratos aswell.

    @justatadmatt Have you seen Mummy 2? The opening scene when he walked through the desert with the long hair, made him kinda remind me of the mythos of Hercules.

    1 year agoby @bruce-haFlag

  18. nightwatch1203

    @kingbradley, r u stupid man, "vin diesel is non-existent", for your info, he's made a comeback with the last 2 fast movies which were both HUGE hits, and he has 2 new movies coming out this year. Oh yeah, he's definitely lost his box office clarity (sarcasm).

    1 year agoby @nightwatch1203Flag

  19. Xenon

    I smell failure

    1 year agoby @xenon56Flag

  20. Roberto Mata

    He could play a fantastic Kratos in God of War

    1 year agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  21. kingbrady

    im actually glad Dwayne Johnson is getting more n more roles.....he is obviously an action star and needs to be one since we dont really have any next to Statham.....Vin Diesel is non existent

    1 year agoby @kingbradyFlag

  22. justatadmatt

    the rock with long hair and wearing a lion on his head...hm. seems like an odd fit.

    1 year agoby @justatadmattFlag