The upcoming Hercules 3D
, starring Kellan Lutz
, which is currently shooting in Bulgaria has released a first poster via Twitch
, which you can see below along with a low-res poster from the Cannes Film Festival.
Additionally, it seems Scott Adkins
(X-Men Origins: Wolverine) has joined the cast as King Amphitryon. Liam McIntyre
(Spartacus) has also been confirmed to join the film, but in an unspecified role.
Previous reports said that McIntyre would play a young army captain who becomes Hercules’ most trusted battlefield companion.
will direct the 3D feature film, which will go up against Brett Ratner
with Dwayne Johnson
, from a script written by Sean Hood
and Hanna Weg
The film described as being more akin to the Ridley Scott’s Gladiator
than ‘flying horses’ is expected to hit theaters in March of 2014.
Check out two posters for the upcoming movie.
Here’s the plot of this particular version of the legend:
Myths are that During Amphitryon’s absence, Alcmene (Hercule’s mother) became pregnant by Zeus, who disguised himself as Amphitryon, when he visited her; she then became pregnant again by her real husband upon his return. Of these unions were born twin boys, of whom Iphicles was the son of Amphitryon, Hercules the son of Zeus.