Netflix is all set to make a biopic of the WWE legend, Hulk Hogan. The Thor star, Chris Hemsworth will be playing the role of Hulk Hogan in the biopic. It will be directed by Todd Phillips, the director of Hangover and written by Scott Silver.
Netflix has got the license and permission by Hogan to start the biopic based on his life. The authorities have finalized the decision of covering only certain parts of Hogan’s life and will not go into the very depth of his personal life. The main plot of the biopic will be the achievements made by Hogan in the field of wrestling. They’ve decided to include the beginning of his professional life as a Wrestler by starting with the time when he became the face of World Wrestling Federation in the 1980s. The significance of the term “Hulkamania” would be brought into the biopic.
Chris Hemsworth, the 35-year-old Australian actor, has been signed to work in the biopic to play the role of Hulk Hogan. Chris got most of his recognition by his work with Marvel Studios as Thor, started in the year 2011. Then, he continued working with them and has made several sequels. One of them named “Avengers: Endgame”, is the upcoming sequel that will most probably be released in 2-3 months.
Hulk Hogan, real name Terry Gene Bollea, is a 65-years old now-retired professional wrestler as well as actor and musician. He was born in Georgia. He started on his career as a musician before choosing the field of wrestling and after getting the recognition as a wrestling champion, he got into acting.
Hogan has always been surrounded by controversies and rumours. He has been a part of multiple scandals –
In 2012, he was accused to be involved in a sex tape. In 2016, he was again caught having sex with one of his best friend’s wife after the release of an audio tape where he was heard giving some racist comments.
He has done several movies including Suburban Commando and Mr Nanny and has also been a part of many television shows that includes Thunder in Paradise, China, IL and many more. Along with the numerous movies and television shows, he also did a reality show based on his own life on VH1, named Hogan Knows Best.
Hulk is considered to be the most recognized wrestler of 1980s. He has won six WWE championships.