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Dwayne Johnson eyes MGM’s ‘Hercules’

Thesp in talks to star in Brett Ratner-directed pic

Dwayne Johnson is in talks to star in MGM’s “Hercules,” to be directed by Brett Ratner.

Scribe Ryan Condol adapted Steve Moore’s graphic novel “Hercules: The Thracian War,” which debuted in May 2008 via Radical Publishing.

MGM’s Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber and Jonathan Glickman will produce with Peter Berg and his Film 44 partner Sarah Aubrey, as well as Barry Levine of Radical Pictures, whose Jesse Berger will exec produce.

Johnson, who currently stars in “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island” and will next be seen in “G.I. Joe: Retaliation,” is currently prepping for his role in Michael Bay’s “Pain and Gain.”

Johnson is repped by WME.

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