Chris Hemsworth Will Play Hulk Hogan in Netflix Biopic

Chris Hemsworth starring as Hulk Hogan in new biopic.
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Chris Hemsworth is
set to portray
Hulk Hogan in an upcoming biopic directed by
Todd Phillips (Joker, Hangover trilogy).

The biopic, which will also unite Phillips with Joker-co-writer
Scott Silver—along with writer John Pollono—won’t focus on
Hogan’s entire life but on his early days in the Florida state
wrestling circuit through his rise in the World Wrestling
Federation (WWF) and the
origins of Hulkamania
in the 1980s.

Terry Gene Bollea (aka Hulk Hogan) was the face of the WWF in
the 1980s and beyond, from his famous bouts with Andre the Giant
and Randy “Macho Man” Savage to his later returns to the

The project is reportedly in its final stages of a deal with
Netflix. The film is being produced by Eric Bischoff and Hemsworth,
in addition to Phillips and Bradley Cooper, under their banner
Joint Effort, and Michael Sugar, under his Netflix-based

We’re sure Hemsworth, who recently launched a
new fitness app
, will work on bulking up more for the Hogan
film. For now, you can catch him when
Avengers: Endgame
hits theaters on April 26. 


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Chris Hemsworth Will Play Hulk Hogan in Netflix Biopic