— Steve Austin posted on his blog that his current movie, The Package, is nearly complete. Austin said that he’s currently down with the flu and has one last fight scene that is scheduled to shoot tonight and tomorrow morning. He noted that once he’s done, he will head to LA for project meetings and then return to his home in Texas.
— The Rock has signed on to star in Brett Ratner’s Hercules. Variety reports that MGM has confirmed the news, with the film adapted by Ryan Condal from Steve Moore’s 2008 graphic novel Hercules: The Thracian War. The source comic takes place in barbarian Thrace rather than Greece and follows Hercules training the Thracian army under the command of the country’s king. Production is scheduled for October in New Zealand.