Rufus Sewell Joins ‘Hercules’

Dwayne Johnson and Aksel Hennie star in director Brett Ratner's adaptation of the Radical Publishing comic book about Hercules living in exile.
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Rufus Sewell Joins ‘Hercules’

Rufus Sewell joins Brett Ratner's HerculesRufus Sewell has signed on to star as Autolycus in MGM Studios' Hercules, alongside Dwayne Johnson and Aksel Hennie.

In the Radical Publishing comic books the movie is based on, Autolycus was the son of the messenger god Hermes. Dwayne Johnson is portraying the title character, the son of Zeus who leaves the gods behind to live in exile as a mercenary for hire, along with his six trusted companions. Hercules is put to the ultimate test that makes him question everything he once believed. Aksel Hennie is playing the axe-wielding maniac Tydeus.

Brett Ratner is directing from a screenplay by Ryan Condal (Paradise Lost), which is being revised by Evan Spiliotopoulos (Wanted 2). Brett Ratner will also produce with Beau Flynn and Radical's Barry Levine. No production schedule was given.

Hercules was released July 25th, 2014.

Sources:Deadline

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