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'Hercules: The Legend Begins' trailer: Kellan Lutz learns his destiny

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A new trailer has surfaced for Hercules: The Legend Begins, the first of two upcoming films which will take on the epic Greek legend within the next year.

Director Renny Hariln’s upcoming film is set in Ancient Greece and finds Hercules (Kellan Lutz), born out of wedlock to a queen who had an affair with Zeus, unaware of his own identity and destiny. Hercules soon learns of his destiny and realizes he must choose between fulfilling that destiny or running away with his true love, the Princess of Crete (Gaia Weiss), who has been promised to his own brother.

The new trailer sets up the impending doom of a battle with various 300-esque shots of sweeping Greek armies, as well as the beginnings of a love story between Hercules and Princess Hebe.

Another Hercules movies, directed by Brett Ratner and starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, is set to hit theaters in July.

Watch the trailer for Hercules: The Legend Begins below:

Hercules: The Legend Begins hits theaters Jan. 10.