It is being said that Chris Hemsworth will be playing WWE Hall Of Famer “The Immortal” Hulk Hogan in a biopic about Hogan’s Pro Wrestling Career. Hemsworth & Eric Bischoff will both be Producers, with Hogan as The Executive Producer and also serving as A Consultant on the film.
According to PWInsider, while Netflix is “very high” on the film it was said that they have not yet done a screenplay as the project is still very early in the overall process. The film will be written by John Pollono (Strong) & Scott Silver (The Joker) and once a script has been agreed on, then only would the production begin. As of right now, no one else has been confirmed for the film aside from Hemsworth.
It was also said that the movie will be focused on Hogan’s rise in Pro Wrestling, but will not involve his lawsuit against Gawker, divorcing his wife, or the sex tape scandal and subsequent racist comments that came out of that, which got him released from WWE back in 2015. Hogan’s most recent appearance on WWE TV was last month on an episode of Monday Night RAW where he paid tribute to the late Gene Okerlund.