You’re probably familiar with the Greek myth of the mighty Hercules and his many acts of larger-than-life derring-do. But what you probably didn’t know was that the most formidable feature of the demi-god’s legendary physique was his legs.
At least it will be when former WWE champion and current big-screen superstar Dwayne Johnson plays him in “Hercules: The Thracian Wars,” a fantastical action-adventure directed by Brett Ratner that looks to turn the muscle man born of the immortal Zeus and the mortal Alcmene into a Hollywood action hero.
It’s been a well-documented fact that the legs are The Rock’s favorite body part to concentrate on during his epic-sized workout sessions, but everything had to be taken up a notch (or ten) for what could arguably be his biggest role yet.
“Doing legs, yeah, it’s my favorite body part, I enjoy that, but with a role like Hercules, you get one shot at that, that particular role. And the training was upped in terms of the intensity, the volume of it. I enjoy doing legs, but I enjoy working the entire body, sure!”
And he’s going to need the body of a demi-god to perform the various tasks of his hero’s journey, often referred to as the “Twelve Labors” of Hercules: All of that slaying, capturing, stealing, obtaining and, uh, cleaning requires seven meals a day and a workout regimen that would break most mere mortals.
“Hercules: The Thracian Wars” will hit theaters on July 25, 2014.
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