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Ian McShane: Dwayne Johnson perfect for Hercules

Source: Movie Balla | Jul 27 2014, 10:00am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Ian McShane: Dwayne Johnson perfect for Hercules
Ian McShane has revealed he thinks Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson was the perfect actor to take on the role of greek hero Hercules in the Brett Ratner directed film of the same name.
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Dwayne Johnson Wants To Rock Bottom All The Expendables

Jul 29 2014 8:58am CDT | Source: movie pilot

The Expendables franchise practically contains every single action star imaginable, however there're still some major muscly players missing from their roster.In a recent Reddit AMA session, Dwayne Johnson revealed he would be interested in joining The Expendables franchise, although only because he wants to beat each of them into a pulp. When coyly asked if we would be interested in starring beside Sylvester ...
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Lucy Clobbers Hercules in Opening Weekend Battle

Jul 29 2014 8:37am CDT | Source: movie pilot

Who would cinema-going audiences rather see running around and kicking ass? Scarlett Johansson or Dwayne Johnson?Well, it turns out that when it comes to the battle for the box office, Johansson has the upper-hand with her new sci-fi action flick, Lucy beating Johnson's Hercules on their shared opening weekend.Lucy, which is directed by Luc Besson, made an impressive $44 million over its opening weekend, already covering its initial production budget of $40 million. Meanwhile, th ...
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Film Face-off: Scarlett Johansson vs. Dwayne Johnson

Jul 28 2014 5:03pm CDT | Source: movies.com

Let's talk about bodies of work. As in an entire career versus another entire career. Come on. Focus on the acting. Focus on the movies. Fine, both Scarlett Johansson and Dwayne Johnson get most of their attention from being really, really good looking. Each actor had a new movie out this past weekend; Johansson in Luc Besson's Lucy, Johnson with Brett Ratner's Hercules. What happens whe ...
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Top 5: Epic Moments in The Rock's Hercules (SPOILERS)

Jul 28 2014 3:56pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

WARNING: CONTAINS MASSIVE SPOILERS1. Killing Two Snakes with One HerculesAs a child, Hercules is shown lying in bed. The narrator discusses how his birth is the result of Zeus’ infidelity to his wife/sister, Hera. He is the child of Zeus and a mortal woman. The camera zooms in on the face of Hera’s statue. Suddenly, two snakes crawl out of Hera’s eyes and make their way towards the sleeping Hercules. Despite the fact that he is Hercules, he seems vulnerable as a ...
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America loves Lucy as Johansson-Besson collaboration takes US top spot

Jul 28 2014 8:11am CDT | Source: the guardian

Luc Besson's latest action flick features yet another powerful female lead, while Dwayne Johnson turns on the testosterone in Hercules Lucy: first look review Previous weeks' US box office analysis reports Continue readin ...
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Lucy Defeats Hercules At The US Box Office

Jul 27 2014 5:41pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Scarlett Johansson triumphs over Dwayne JohnsonThis weekend at the US box office, it was quite literally a battle between brains and brawn as Lucy – in which Scarlett Johansson stars as a young woman whose intelligence is exponentially boosted by an accidental drug exposure – faced off against Hercules, featuring Dwayne Johnson and his famous musculature. In the end, it was brainy beauty that slew the ...
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Scarlett Johansson's ‘Lucy’ Hammers ‘Hercules’ and the Rock at Box Office

Jul 27 2014 10:24am CDT | Source: yahoo

Scarlett Johansson‘s “Lucy” pummeled “Hercules” and Dwayne Johnson in a box-office battle of the action heroes and sexes, taking in a muscular $44 million over the weekend. ...
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Friday Box Office: LUCY Shows More Muscle Than HERCULES on Opening Day

Jul 26 2014 11:05am CDT | Source: Collider

It looks like Universal’s decision to move up the release date for Lucy will go down as one of the summer’s smartest plays.  Director Luc Besson’s sci-fi pic was supposed to open in August - not exactly an endorsement of its strong box office potential.  But arriving two weeks earlier than planned, Lucy is now aiming for one of the best sci-fi debuts of 2014 with at least $45 million.  That’s double what the R-rated tit ...
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