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Aksel Hennie joins The Rock in Hercules

Aksel Hennie joins The Rock in Hercules

Feb 21 2013, 10:14am CST | by

Aksel Hennie will star opposite Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in 'Hercules'. The little-known Norwegian star has been cast in Brett Ratner's big budget blockbuster about the mythical Greek...

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Aksel Hennie joins The Rock in Hercules

Feb 21 2013, 10:14am CST | by

Aksel Hennie will star opposite Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in 'Hercules'.

The little-known Norwegian star has been cast in Brett Ratner's big budget blockbuster about the mythical Greek hero with super-human strength.

In the new take on the classic tale, Hercules - played by actor-and-wrestler Dwayne - is a powerful mortal who leads a team of mercenaries on an epic adventure.

The script has been loosely adapted from graphic novel 'Hercules: The Thracian Wars' by Ryan Condal and eradicates the supernatural element of Hercules' story, who is Zeus' son in the original myth.

Aksel will play twin axe-wielding warrior Tydeus, one of the most fearful men on Hercules' team who needs to be chained up at night while he sleeps because he is so unpredictable.

The actor made a name for himself in his native Norway with thriller 'Headhunters' and has just finished filming his English-language debut 'The Last Knights' with Morgan Freeman and Clive Owen.

'Hercules' is being co-produced by Paramount and MGM and is expected to begin filming this year.

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New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Hercules,' 'Maleficent,' 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug -- Extended Edition' and More

Nov 5 2014 1:00am CST | Source: movies.com

Hercules - Paramount - Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Director: Brett Ratner Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie. Full cast + crew It's understandable if you were burned by The Legend of Hercules earlier this year and don't want to take a risk on yet another studio movie about the mythic strongman, but if you give Brett Ratner's Hercules a shot, you m ...
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New on DVD/Blu-ray: 'Hercules,' 'Maleficent,' 'The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug - Extended Edition,' and More

Nov 4 2014 7:03pm CST | Source: movies.com

Hercules - Paramount - Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Director: Brett Ratner Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie. Full cast + crew It's understandable if you were burned by The Legend of Hercules earlier this year and don't want to take a risk on yet another studio movie about the mythic strongman, but if you give Brett Ratner's Hercules a shot, you might be presently surprised ...
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4 weeks ago

Willis & Murray Join Magic City Film Adaptation

Oct 31 2014 5:15pm CDT | Source: ign

Not only has Starz's Magic City TV series been given the green-light for a feature film, but Bruce Willis and Bill Murray have also signed on to star in the adaptation. According to Variety, Magic City creator Mitch Glazer will write & direct the film -- after previously working with Murray and Willis as helmer on Scrooged and Rock the Kasbah, respectively. Murray and Willis also recently worked together on Wes Ande ...
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6 weeks ago

Warner Bros And RatPac Join Group To Invest In Chinese Entertainment

Oct 14 2014 12:21pm CDT | Source: Deadline

The Shanghai Media Group, CMC Capital Partners, and advertising giant WPP will join Warner Bros. Entertainment and director Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment in the group that plans to invest in Chinese and global film, TV, and live entertainment opportunities. The goal is to develop projects that “are Chinese language or would appeal to Chinese audience, for distribution to each project's ...
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