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HindustanTimes Tue,23 Sep 2014

Kevin Sorbo miffed for not being cast in Hercules

PTI  Los Angeles, July 22, 2014
First Published: 13:15 IST(22/7/2014) | Last Updated: 18:10 IST(22/7/2014)

Hercules: The Legendary Journeys star Kevin Sorbo is upset for being denied a cameo in the upcoming Hercules film. The 55-year-old actor said he asked for a small part in the movie but was rejected, said The Hollywood Reporter.

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"I think it's kind of stupid really," he said, adding, "To not put me in a cameo is taking the business out of show business."

Sorbo said his team asked director Brett Ratner about appearing in the role.

"We approached the director. I don't know what his reasons are. I don't know if it was political or ego or what it is? To not put me in for a stupid little cameo? The audience would have loved it," he added.

Ratner's representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Sorbo's television series ran for six seasons from 1995-99.

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