Based on Radical Studio.s graphic novel .Hercules: The Thracian Wars,. the ensemble-action film is a revisionist take on the classic myth set in a grounded world where the supernatural does not exist.
The screenplay was adapted by Ryan Condal, with revisions by Evan Spiliotopoulos. Producers are Beau Flynn, Barry Levine and Brett Ratner; executive producers are Peter Berg, Sarah Aubrey and Jesse Berger.
Johnson, who earlier this year starred in the box-office hit Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, will next be seen in the highly anticipated sequel G.I. Joe: Retaliation, from Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with Hasbro, directed by John M. Chu and written by Rhett Reese & Paul Wernick,