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'The Rock' transforms into Hollywood's Hercules

'The Rock' transforms into Hollywood's Hercules

Though the crowd lining both sides of Hollywood Boulevard greeted him with chants of “The Rock” outside the TLC Chinese Theatre, Dwayne Johnson is ready to step into the “Hollywood film ring” as a new character: Hercules.

The pro-wrestler-turned-actor stars in Brett Ratner’s reboot of “Hercules,” a role that required gluing real yak hair onto his face each day and committing to a strict workout and diet to get the proper herculean look for the Greek mythological tale, he told the press at last night’s Hollywood premiere of the film.

“This was a role that he prepared for probably over a year, Associate Producer Hiram Garcia, who also worked with Johnson on “Journey 2: The...

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