Millennium Films has announced that Kellan Lutz, who appeared in the Twilight franchise, has signed on to play the mythic hero in Hercules 3D. Nu Image handles international sales.

Renny Harlin will direct Hercules 3D and production is scheduled to commence next month at Nu Image/Millennium Films’ Nu Boyana Film Studios in Bulgaria.

Les Welden and Danny Lerner, collaborators on the recent release Olympus Has Fallen, will produce.

Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, John Thompson and Boaz Davidson will serve as executive producers.