First trailer for Dwayne Johnson's Hercules online: watch now

Hot on the heels of the first official shots of Dwayne Johnson as Hercules , the first trailer for the mythic actioner has busted its way online.

Not to be confused with that other Hercules film (Kellan Lutz's Legend Of Hercules ), Johnson's film follows the titular demigod as he's tasked with defeating a warlord.

Johnson's long talked of the fact that this is his dream role, and it seems he won't disappoint, looking every bit the part as the muscle-bound hero.

Epic beard, too.

Check out the trailer below...

Hercules opens in the UK on 8 August 2014.