Hollywood’s 2014 movie roster will include dueling copycat projects, as there are two different takes on the Hercules set to arrive next year. The better known project is simply titled Hercules – and is based on the popular “Hercules: The Thracian Wars” comic book – while the other is known as Hercules 3D, and has existed in some form dating back to 2007.
Brett Ratner (Rush Hour 1-3, X-Men: The Last Stand) is directing Hercules, which has Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson headlining and character actors like Ian McShane, Joseph Fiennes and John Hurt rounding out the supporting cast. Meanwhile, Hercules 3D is coming together under the supervision of Renny Harlin, who made a living by churning out pop action movies in the 1990s (Die Hard 2, Cliffhanger, The Long Kiss Goodnight) but dropped ...
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