MGM and Paramount Pictures have announced that Brett Ratner's Hercules has moved up two weeks from its August 8, 2014 release date to July 25, 2014.

The film is an adaptation of the two-part comic series titled The Thracian Wars and The Knives of Kush, written by Steve Moore with art provided by Cris Bolsin. Dwayne Johnson is attached to star as Hercules.

Hercules will be competing with The Hobbit: There and Back Again and X-Men: Days of Future Past, which will be hitting theaters July 18, 2014. Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy is slated for release on August 1, 2014.