Earlier this week, we reported that Summit Entertainment acquired distribution rights for Hercules: The Legend Begins, setting a February 7, 2014 release date. Today, the studio announced that it has pushed the release date to January 10, 2014. While director Renny Harlin's action-adventure is the only new movie opening in wide release, that weekend will also see the expanded release of Her, Lone Survivor and One Chance.
Kellan Lutz stars as Hercules, the mythical Greek hero, demigod and son of Zeus. Betrayed by his King and sold into slavery, Hercules must use his formidable strength to fight for his freedom and return to his true love, Hebe, the Princess of Crete (played by Gaia Weiss).
The supporting cast includes Scott Adkins (The Expendables 2), Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Liam Garrigan (Strike Back), Johnathon Schaech (Ray Donovan, The Client List), Roxanne McKee (Game of Thrones) and Rade Serbedzija (Red Widow). Screenplay is by Daniel Giat. Producers are Danny Lerner, Les Weldon, Boaz Davidson and Renny Harlin. Executive Producers are Avi Lerner, Trevor Short and John Thompson.