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Ingrid Bolsø Berdal lands Hercules female lead

Ingrid Bolsø Berdal

Story by Jack Foley

NORWEGIAN actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal has landed the female lead in Dwayne Johnson’s Hercules movie.

Based on a graphic novel that describes Hercules as a tormented soul who walked the earth, finding his only solace in bloody battle, the film is being directed by Brett Ratner and is one of two Hercules movies currently in production.

According to Variety, Berdal will play a warrior who fights alongside Hercules.

The cast also includes Ian McShane and Joseph Fiennes, with shooting due to commence in June.

Paramount will release Hercules on July 25, 2014.

Berdal’s past credits include Chernobyl Diaries and Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.

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