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Brett Ratner's 'Hercules' gets summer 2014 release date

Ever wonder if Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson– who has glistened in such roles as The Scorpion King and The Tooth Fairy– could pull off playing Hercules, one of the greatest heroes of Greek mythology?

Well fear not!  Brett Ratner’s Hercules is set to hit theaters August 8th 2014, EW confirmed. The Hollywood Reporter originally reported the news.

The MGM and Paramount movie is based on Hercules: The Thracian Wars a graphic novel by Steven Moore.

Originally posted January 17 2013 — 2:13 PM EST

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