Chris Hemsworth Will Play Hulk Hogan For Director Todd Phillips

The Playlist | 2/20/2019 | Rodrigo Perez
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Hulkamania is about to go running wild, brother. He might have “The Joker” to contend with, but director Todd Phillips (“The Hangover” trilogy) is already looking towards the future. And so is Aussie actor Chris Hemsworth, who is expected to hang up the Thor hammer/new ax this spring once “Avengers: Endgame” hits theaters. The two are joining tag team forces to make a biopic of the life of iconic American wrestler Hulk Hogan with Hemsworth in the lead role for, who else, Netflix.

Scott Silver will be scripting the project, and he just wrote “The Joker” for Phillips and DC Films, so apparently, that collaboration worked well (despite the fact that some of “The Joker” cast said the movie was entirely rewritten during production). Producing is Michael Sugar, the Academy Award winner behind “Spotlight,” who will produce via his Netflix-based Sugar23 shingle. Phillips and Bradley Cooper will also co-produce via their banner, Joint Effort as will Hemsworth and Eric Bischoff.

Details - Lifespan - Hogan - Career - Sources

Some details have arrived, and not the entire lifespan of Hogan’s career will be followed. Instead, sources say the movie will focus on Hogan’s rise and is described...
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