Disney is preparing a movie with actors and not animated “Hercules”, tape, 1997, on the famous hero of classical mythology, informed this Thursday the specializing The Hollywood Reporter.
Joe and Anthony Russo, the directors behind “Avengers: Infinity War” (2018) and “Avengers: Endgame” (2019), will be the producers of this new film, but will not address the address.
The new “Hercules” will have a script signed by Dave Callahan, who has left his mark in the action saga “The Expendables” and the upcoming tape superhero “Wonder Woman 1984” and “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”.
Under the direction of John Musker and Ron Clements, the original film of “Hercules” reinterpretaba with the Disney label and many musical parts the story of Hercules (roman name, Heracles in Greek mythology).
For now there is no actor confirmed for the cast of this new film.
From its position of absolute dominance of Hollywood, thanks to both its original contents as to the success of Marvel or “Star Wars”, Disney has focused much of its efforts in recent years to reimagine some of their classic animation.
As well, the giant Mickey Mouse got very good results from the box office with the new versions of “The Jungle Book” (2016), “Beauty and The Beast” (2017), “The Lion King” and “Aladdin” (both of 2019).
But this strategy, Disney has also suffered some setbacks highlights such as “Dumbo” (2019).
In the immediate future of this series of “remakes” figure the new version of “Mulan”, whose premiere was postponed by the crisis of the coronavirus and that, in principle, is now scheduled for the 24th of July.
But Disney is working on many more projects of this style, because, in addition to the new “Hercules”, has in the pipeline new tapes of “The Little Mermaid”, “Cruella” (about the villainess from “One Hundred and One Dalmatians”, 1961), “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, “Robin Hood” or “Peter Pan”, among others.