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Peter Berg directing 'Hercules' feature

The ”Hancock” director is producing and directing ”Hercules: The Thracian Wars” for Spyglass and Universal

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(FROM VARIETY) – Hancock director Peter Berg is set to produce and direct Hercules: The Thracian Wars, which is being financed by Spyglass Entertainment and Universal. The script, penned by Ryan Condal, will be based on a five-issue comicbook series by Steve Moore that producer Barry Levine describes as ”character driven, about a character who?s more man than god, with conflicts and redemption.” Berg’s upcoming projects include directing and producing a new version of the Frank Herbert sci-fi novel Dune for Paramount Pictures. (Variety)