“Although Hercules wasn’t quite the smash hit that I’m sure The Rock hoped for, early figures suggest that it’s on course to make a healthy profit and should solidify his status as one of Hollywood’s highest paid actors.
“It’s been a busy fortnight for The Rock, aka Dwayne Johnson, as he’s been hitting the media circuit hard to promote his latest movie Hercules, which had its theatrical release yesterday. So did all his hard work pay off at the box office?
“I’d say so. Although the film came second for the weekend behind Scarlett Johansson thriller Lucy, it’s projected to be The Rock’s biggest opening weekend for a movie where he’s the lead star and it wasn’t part of an already established franchise…”