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THE LEGEND OF HERCULES

SCOTT ADKINS (KING AMPHITRYON) is a very well respected English actor who also happens to possess amazing skills as a martial artist. Scott began his acting training in his home town attending the local youth theatre from the age of 10.

At the age of 14, Scott also began to train in Tae Kwon Do under the instruction of Ron Sergiew with the T.A.G.B. After a few years he moved on to kickboxing under Anthony Jones. He is now a fully trained kickboxing Instructor for the P.K.A. Scott also holds a red belt in Tae Kwon Do and a black belt in kickboxing. He is also skilled in Wushu and Judo.

He went on to study drama at college. Whilst at college he played Laertes in "Hamlet" for director Michael Bodenstein and the dual roles of Ken and Tony Sutton in "Striker" for director Damian Brant. His first professional break came when he was offered a role in a Hong Kong martial arts film called Extreme Challenge and found himself in the East for the first time. Scott got the chance to work with some of Hong Kong cinema's leading action directors including Yeun Wo Ping, Cory Yeun, Sammo Hung and Jackie Chan.

Scott also landed the regular role of Bradley Hume in award winning British TV drama "Holby City," from which he began to be noted as an actor to watch. Scott then appeared as a regular in the popular British comedy drama "Mile High," followed by "Dangerfield," "Hollyoaks" and the hard hitting award winning police drama, "City Central."

Starring roles in feature films soon followed with his portrayal of Talbot in Special Forces and Boyka in Undisputed II: Last Man Standing. It was this film that broke him into the mainstream with his villainous portrayal of a Russian MMA underground fighter Boyka in what has been hailed as one of the best American made martial arts films of recent times. After this Scott has had guest starring roles in bigger budget films like The Bourne Ultimatum, The Tournament, Weapon XI and X-Men Origins: Wolverine.

His His first lead role came with Ninja and was soon followed by Undisputed III-Redemption, where he reprised his role as Uri Boyka. In 2011, he starred as Flint in Assassination Games, which was followed in 2012 by the lead role of John in Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning, The Man in El Gringo for After Dark Films and the role of Hector in Expendables 2. Last year also saw Scott complete the award winning Zero Dark Thirty and Green Street Hooligans - Underground. Earlier this year, Scott reprised his role of Casey in Ninja 2. He is currently in China, filming opposite Jacky Wu in new feature Cerberus.

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