A Russian actor/producer/bodybuilder is set to portray a Greek mythological figure. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alexander Nevsky will star in and produce, Hercules: The Beginning.

While detailed plot information is being kept under wraps, Nevsky's Hollywood Storm production company will produce the film with a $12 million budget. Nevsky does have some competition though, in the form of a Millenium Films Hercules film.

No production schedule has been released for the film.