Dwayne Johnson: Confirmed to star in Brett Ratner's 'Hercules'

Tuesday 6, March 2012

Former WWF fighter Dwayne Johnson has officially signed up to star in Brett Ratner's upcoming Hercules project.

Johnson was previously touted as a possible lead for the film, and has now joined the cast, reports Variety.

Filming for the epic movie will begin in New Zealand from October.

The project is written by Ryan Condal, who has adapted Steve Moore's 2008 graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian War.

Recently, Johnson revealed that the upcoming sixth instalment of the Fast & Furious franchise will start shooting in May.

The Fast & Furious 5 actor will return as The Rock for Wrestlemania 28 on April 1, which will air live from Miami on pay-per-view in the US.    
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