Ingrid Bolsø Berdal Set to Battle With Dwayne Johnson in ‘Hercules’ (Exclusive)

Ingrid Belso Hercules
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MGM and Paramount are co-producing the pic

Ingrid Bolsø Berdal has landed the female lead in MGM and Paramount’s “Hercules” starring Dwayne Johnson.

Pic also stars Ian McShane and Joseph Fiennes, with Brett Ratner directing.

The graphic novel describes Hercules as a tormented soul who walked the earth, finding his only solace in bloody battle. Berdal will play a warrior who fights alongside Hercules.

Producers are Beau Flynn, Barry Levine and Brett Ratner. Exec producers are Peter Berg, Sarah Aubrey and Jesse Berger.

The film is set to start lensing in June. Paramount will release “Hercules” on July 25, 2014.

Berdal past credits include “Chernobyl Diaries” and “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.” She is repped by UTA and Scandinavian agent Anne Lindberg.

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  1. Way to go for Ingrid Bolso Berdal. It’s about time she had a real break out role in USA. I just saw “Flukt” (aka. “Escape”) and she is an amazing actor. A true chameleon and I hope she has tons of success. She’s been the “best kept secret” for amazing and beautiful actors for long enough. It’s time that America finds out what the rest of the world knows and loves about her.

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