Actress Irina Shayk has been cast as ‘Megara’ in the upcoming film, Hercules: the Thracian Wars.
Shayk, 27, will be playing opposite Dwayne Johnson in the film, as the wife of the son of Zeus.
“For my first time on the big screen…I’m so excited and honored to say ill be working with Brett Ratner on his new movie Hercules!!! Thank u,” Shayk said about the role.
And Johnson seems to be happy with the choice as well. He posted a message on his Facebook page in regards to her casting.
He wrote, “Excited to work w/ Irina Shayk who’s making her big screen debut as the wife of Hercules. Cool and hard working girl. Makes a mean Baklava for Hercules too.”
Shayk went through her first table read for Hercules: The Thracian Wars on Friday, May 31. The film is based on the comic book series by the same name.
- Irina Shayk: Megara in Dwayne Johnson’s ‘Hercules’ Movie! (justjared.com)