by Ryan Rigley
Since 2008, there have been rumors of a "Hercules" movie (based on the Radical Studios-published graphic novel) with Peter Berg initially attached to helm the project. Last week, it was finally announced that Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been confirmed to play the character in the upcoming film "Hercules: The Thracian Wars" with Brett Ratner directing in Peter Berg's stead.
Speaking of Hercules, the demigod (of the same name) that exists within the Marvel universe has been an on-again, off-again member of the Avengers since 1967. Not that The Rock's Hercules has anything to do with the latter, but can you just imagine what "The Avengers 2" would be like with the wrestler-turned-actor playing Herc? We sure can! Click past the jump for more!