Chris Hemsworth says script of Hulk Hogan biopic is ‘deep in development’

Chris Hemsworth says script of Hulk Hogan biopic is ‘deep in development’

By: REDHEART | London |

Printed: July 4, 2020 3:02:03 pm


Chris Hemsworth will bulk up his physique for Hulk Hogan biopic. (Picture: Chris Hemsworth/Instagram)

Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth says he’s actually excited in regards to the biopic on WWE legend Hulk Hogan, which is at the moment in improvement.

The Thor actor revealed that he’ll bulk up his physique for the much-anticipated movie to be directed by Joker-helmer Todd Phillips.

“This film goes to be a very enjoyable challenge. As you’ll be able to think about, the preparation for the function shall be insanely bodily. I should placed on more dimension than I ever have earlier than, much more than I placed on for Thor.

“After which there may be the accent in addition to the physicality and the perspective. I can even need to do a deep dive into the rabbit gap of the wrestling world, which I’m actually trying ahead to doing,” Hemsworth informed British journal Complete Movie.

The challenge was introduced final yr, with eight Mile scribe Scott Silver and John Pollono hooked up to pen the script.

It’s anticipated to look into Hogan’s rise from the Florida wrestling circuit to turning into the face of the World Wrestling Federation within the 1980s the place he squared off with villain Andre the Large.

The 36-year-old actor, nonetheless, stated that the group continues to be “fairly a approach away” from beginning manufacturing on the movie.

“I haven’t even seen a script but. The challenge is deep in improvement. Todd Phillips and I met to speak about it perhaps a yr or two in the past. We talked in regards to the concept for the movie, which I feel was going to be a TV collection at one level.

“There have been a couple of totally different concepts about what portion of his life it was going to be set in, so we spitballed about what it may very well be and what I believed it is likely to be. Fortunately, they ran with a couple of of these concepts and the script is within the means of being written – however Hulk Hogan continues to be fairly a approach away.”

The biopic shall be produced by Michael Sugar by means of his Sugar23’s first-look Netflix deal together with Joint Efforts’ Phillips and Bradley Cooper, Eric Bischoff, and Hemsworth.

Hogan can even function government producer together with Sugar23’s Ashley Zalta. Steve Desmond and Michael Sherman will function co-producers.

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