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by Melissa Rocha

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The Rock (Dwayne Johnson) returns not to the square circle but to the big screen, in the film Hercules, where he takes the lead role as the son of Zeus. It is a role where Hercules has to believe in himself in order to prove he is a real hero and the son of Zeus, because the rest of the population doubt that he really is the son of Zeus. Hercules will have the opportunity to lead and embark on a quest with a Band of Mercenaries to return the correct King to his throne. The cast stars Dwayne Johnson as Hercules, Ian McShane as Amphiaraus one of the mercenaries that will follow Hercules until it’s his time to die. Other mercenaries that will follow Hercules till the end are Atolycus (Rufus Sewell), Tydeus (Aksel Hennie), Atalanta (Ingrid Bolso Berdal). Hercules nephew Iolaus (Reece Ritchie) will help Hercules lead the band of mercenaries during the bloody Civil War.
On July 24th the Advanced Screening was sponsored by Paramount Pictures and held at the Edward Theaters located at 8630 Garfield Ave in South Gate. The audience was eager to wait in the long lines as early as 3 p.m. to catch the 7 p.m. screening of Hercules. The winning tickets main station and web sites were sponsored by La Que Buena,,, There was an air of excitement and enthusiasm on the faces of the crowd from beginning to end. Prizes such as Hercules T-shirts, Hercules hand cup holders and posters were given away before the screening started.
Hercules is directed by Brett Ratner, written by Ryan Condal and Evan Spiliotopoulos. The film is rated PG-13 based on strong language content, partial nudity, lots of violent content and battle sequences. Readers, it has been a pleasure walking you through this preview of the movie Hercules. It will be in local theaters on July 25th. It’s a movie worth watching.

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News of the San Gabriel Valley since 1966.
Rock Solid Hercules Movie