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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.

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.

Dwayne Johnson reveals Shazam DC movie role? We've long known that Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson is keen to take on a big role in the DC movie universe. Yet while rumours have long been circulating that he could play Lobo or Green Lantern, we're pretty darn sure we've just nabbed the exclusive on who he'll be playing. During a chat about all things Hercules (lots of amazing videos coming soon), we tried to nail down who he's playing.

Dwayne Johnson Assembles His Army in 4 New 'Hercules' TV Spots Dwayne Johnson has assembled quite an army, as seen in 4 new TV spots for Hercules. Joining him on this quest are Ian McShane as Amphiaraus, Joseph Fiennes as King Eurystheus, John Hurt as Lord Cotys and Rufus Sewell as Autolycus. Watch as these fierce warriors, kings and lords call on sword-for-hire Hercules to save Thrace from a tyrannical warlord.This latest preview brings plenty of new footage from director Brett Ratner's fantasy epic. We get to see Hercules race to his mens' rescue on numerous occasions, even saving Amphiaraus from a flaming spear.

Go Behind the Scenes of Brett Ratner’s Hercules Dwayne ‘The Rock” Johnson plays Hercules in this new retelling of the famous story. As is the case with a lot of big expensive visuals driven summer blockbusters, there’s a lot of cool stuff that can be seen behind the scenes, where the magic happens. The first featurette is called “Armed for Battle” and in […] Read Go Behind the Scenes of Brett Ratner’s Hercules on Filmonic.

'Star Wars: Episode VII' Adds Christina Chong

3:54 PM 7/17/2014 by Jeff Giles
Christina Chong
For a film that initially looked to be something of a sausage fest, Star Wars: Episode VII is shaping up to be a rather distaff-friendly slice of sci-fi. In the latest of several recent casting announcements, British actress Christina Chong has been added to the mix. Chong joins a growing list of new faces in the upcoming sequel, including Daisy Ridley, Lupita Nyong'o, Gwendoline Christie, and Crystal Clarke; her recent credits include an appearance in the Fox miniseries 24:

Director Duncan Jones has been trying to get his BLADE RUNNER-esque sci-fi thriller MUTE made for a long time, and at one point was considering turning it into a graphic novel. But in a recent tweet, Jones said he wants to take another crack at MUTE after completing work on his upcoming WARCRAFT. Thinking about what film I want to try and do after Warcraft. May give Mute one more push before I put it on the... Read More...

John Lasseter Checks In With Frozen On Once Upon a Time

11:18 AM 7/15/2014 by Fred Topel
John Lasseter
ABC’s Once Upon a Time continues to build its fairy tale universe by adding characters from Disney’s Frozen to its fourth season. The hit Disney animated movie was based on Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, but it was the movie that put it on the forefront of fairy tales.

‘Paradise Lost’ Teaser: Benicio del Toro Is Pablo Escobar There are several Pablo Escobar projects in the works at the moment, including a movie from Brad Furman and a TV show from Netflix. But the first one out of the gate is the one that’s not really a Pablo Escobar project per se. Directed by Andrea Di Stefano, Paradise Lost centers on a young American surfer named Nick (Josh Hutcherson) who falls for a Colombian woman named Maria (Claudia Traisac). Their romantic idyll falls apart when she introduces him to her uncle, Pablo Escobar (Benecio del Toro).

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