Dwayne Johnson Fights Big Beasts in ‘Hercules’ Trailer (VIDEO)

Paramount Pictures and MGM have released the first trailer for Dwayne Johnson’s “Hercules,” directed by Brett Ratner that shows the thesp in action as the Greek demigod, battling giant serpents, lions and wild boars.

The film, which becomes the third major swords-and-sandals epic to be released in theaters this year, after “The Legend of Hercules” and “Pompeii,” bows July 25.

“Hercules” follows the character after he has completed his 12 Labors, in which he slays a nine-headed hydra and Nemean lion, as seen in the trailer.

Paramount revealed the first footage from the film on Monday at CinemaCon, in Las Vegas.

“Hercules” is based on a graphic novel series, written by Steve Moore and Admira Wijaya, published by Radical Comics. Written by Ryan Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos, “Hercules” also stars Ian McShane, John Hurt, Joseph Fiennes and Rufus Sewell.

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  1. Reblogged this on and commented:
    This just Awesome trailer what do you guys think/

  2. Thia says:

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  3. Kenmandu says:

    Looks like every other re-imaguned Sword & Sandal pic of recent vintage.

  4. Dr Clarence rucker says:

    Better than Arnold.

  5. Wuzabby Tfz says:

    Chuck Norris should play this part

  6. Mr Norrell says:

    That looked so shitty I expected to see Kevin Sorbo in it.

  7. Um. Didn’t we just have Kellan Lutz in a bomb earlier this year with the same source material? They must have had to spend a small fortune just to keep Dwayne’s tatts at bay.

  8. Chris Darling says:

    Cool. But where’s Newton, Herk? Where’s Newton?

  9. Beat Me Up says:

    What rubbish.

    • big daddy D says:

      I disagree. The Rock ROCKS!! Did I actually just say that? Lol! I’m predicting this will be a summer blockbuster.

  10. equipment guy says:

    Dwayne kinda getting up there to be playing Herc reboot, no?

  11. John D says:

    Poseidon? You mean Pompeii?

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