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Have you been dying to see Hulk Hogan's life story told on the big screen? Never fear, wrestling fans -- the Hulkster has got you covered.
In an interview with The Canadian Press to promote an upcoming appearance in Toronto, Hogan revealed that there's a biopic about him in the works, and while the film isn't a done deal yet, he knows exactly who he wants to play him.
"I think we need a serious, serious actor that knows what he's doing," Hogan said. "You know who I thought would be good? That guy that did that action movie, 'Thor.'"
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While Chris Hemsworth probably isn't too thrilled that Hogan couldn't remember his name, playing the mustachioed Wrestlemania star would certainly be in his wheelhouse. Hemsworth's action-heavy filmography has already prepared him physically for the role, but how might he handle the Hulk's more drama-filled life experiences? Hogan has never been one to shy away from the spotlight -- his Toronto stop is part of his "Uncensored" tour, where audiences can ask him about his personal life -- and it sounds like this biopic will feature similarly revealing stories.
"Two kids that are writers in L.A., hot young writers, they did a four-page treatment and I'm telling you they nailed it -- they nailed it like they were living in my shoes -- and I gave them the green light to go ahead and write the first pass," Hogan said. " ... They've got wrestling in their blood, they were huge Hulk Hogan fans, so they followed not only the smoke and mirrors that you see on TV, but they followed personally what I was going through: the divorce, the car accident, all the drama, the eight back surgeries, the hip replacements, the knee replacements."
Sounds juicy. Here's hoping Hemsworth wants to step into the ring.
[via Cape Breton Post]