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. But when the benevolent ruler of Thrace and his daughter seek Hercules’ help to defeat a savage and terrifying warlord, Hercules finds that in order for good to triumph and justice to prevail… he must again become the hero he once was… he must embrace his own myth… he must be Hercules.Beside Johnson who’s set to play Hercules, the rest of the cast also includes Ian McShane, Joseph Fiennes, Peter Mullan, John Hurt and Rebecca Ferguson. As for Tobias Santelmann – he comes on board to play Rhesus, aka the lead villain in the film. Rhesus is described as:
…a golden-locked barbarian and revolutionary who is Hercules’ main foe in the movie.Hercules is currently shooting in Budapest, and is already set to hit theaters on July 25th, 2014. Stay tuned for more updates!