Digital Arts: Cinesite’s Battle Tactics for Hercules Are Revealed

MGM/Paramount Pictures’ latest release, starring Dwayne Johnson in the title role, is directed by Brett Ratner, with VFX supervision by John Bruno and Dean Wright. Cinesite’s Visual Effects Supervisor was Simon Stanley-Clamp.

Having completed his legendary twelve labours, Greek demigod Hercules has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when Cotys, the Lord of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord, Rhesus.

In Cinesite’s 180 shot sequence, Hercules and his mercenaries have been hired by Cotys to help defeat Rhesus and the two armies meet in battle.