Chris Hemsworth might have wrapped up his journey as Thor in Avengers: Endgame which grossed billions of dollars worldwide following its premiere. But the actor is keeping himself busy with other interesting projects. Currently, he is starring on the Men in Black franchise, and now his latest role involves playing the pro-American wrestler Hulk Hogan in upcoming biopic movie. The yet-untitled film will revolve around the early life years of Hulk Hogan. Though, it will not include his later controversies outside of the ring.
Everything We Know About the Upcoming Hulk Hogan Biopic Movie Starring Chris Hemsworth
This upcoming biopic movie is based on Hulk Hogan- a pro American wrestling legend. The movie is expected to deal with Hogan’s formative years of ascent into fame which started from the Florida wrestling circuit in the late 1970s. It will explain how Hulk Hogan emerged as the face of the World Wrestling Federation during the 1980’s. We’ll even know how the term Hulkamania came into existence. Something that made Hogan to refer to his fans as Hulkamaniacs in his interviews.
In the 21st century, Hogan’s life became more complicated outside the ring. He started facing personal conflicts which included a sex tape scandal with the wife of a friend. The situation aggravated into a lawsuit against Gawker and ended with Hulk Hogan receiving millions of dollars in settlement. However, the movie starring Chris Hemsworth plans on leaving scandalous events such as these out of the biopic.
Everyone Working on the Hulk Hogan Biopic Alongside Chris Hemsworth
In the untitled Hulk Hogan biopic, Chris Hemsworth is the lead role and star actor. Surprisingly enough, Hemsworth shares the same birth date as the character he will be playing in the movie. The biopic reunites Todd Phillips and Scott Silver- the director and writer for DC comics movie The Joker which will come out in 2019. Todd is an Oscar nominated director who has worked on A Star is Born, The Hangover and Old School.
The Hulk Hogan biopic movie, starring Chris Hemsworth, will be written by John Pollono and Scott Silver-a combination very powerful for the audience to handle. Pollono has done acting jobs on famous TV series such as How I Met Your Mother and This Is Us. Silver is an Oscar-nominated writer who wrote the screenplay for Joker and The Finest Hours.
We can’t speculate on the release date as of yet. But Netflix is in on the deal to secure the rights for this new biopic. Considering that production hasn’t even started, the biopic may come ou by 2022.