Disney is developing a live-action version of the 1997 animated classic Hercules
Disney gets ready to make the & # 39; happy & # 39; to put back in gladiator.
The company is reportedly working on a live adaptation of the 1997 animated classic Hercules, according to sources at TheDisInsider.com.
The new Hercules is set to get a full theatrical release, unlike Lady And The Tramp and Robin Hood's upcoming adaptation, which are both Disney + ventures.
Heroic: Disney's 1997 classic Hercules is being developed into a live action movie according to TheDisInsider.com
According to insiders, the movie plans to include the original favorites for soundtrack in addition to some new offerings.
That's why some big names have been cast for the film.
Probably considered Jeffery Silver and Karen Gilchrist, who both worked on The Lion King.
Meanwhile, Jon Favreau and the Russo Brothers bought directly.
The Full Treatment: The new Hercules is set to receive a full theatrical release, unlike Lady And The Tramp (above) and the upcoming Robin Hood adaptation, which is Disney + ventures
The shots call: Jon Favreau (above November 2019) is reportedly considered a director. He previously sat behind Disney & # 39; s The Jungle Book and The Lion King
Leading lady? Some fans are already calling Ariana Grande a shoo-in after singing a song from a movie during a recent virtual Disney sing-a-long
Favreau has a history with Disney, previously directing The Jungle Book and The Lion King reimaginings.
Meanwhile, the Russo Brothers have proven their ability to make blockbusters, by running several of the & # 39; highest grossing films in the Avengers empire.
While casting won't happen until it's a director, some fans already call Ariana Grande a shoo-in, after they did a sound from a movie during a recent virtual Disney sing- a-long.
Disney & # 39; s 1997 animated Hercules hull was an update on the Greek classic, with Tate Donovan starring as Hercules, James Woods as Hades, and Danny DeVito as beloved satyr pal Phil.
It's all Greek to me! Disney's 1997 animated Hercules trunk was an update on the Greek classic, with Tate Donovan starring as Hercules and Danny DeVito as beloved satyr pal Phil
Villain: James Woods voiced the sinister Hades
Laws: Disney takes a chance on & # 39; adaptation, though the original was only a mild commercial success
It featured favorite songs such as Zero To Hero, I Won't Say I 'm In Love, Go The Distance and The Gospel Truth, which were written by veteran Disney composer Alan Menken and lyricist David Zippel , and orchestrated by Daniel Troob and Michael Starobin.
Despite positive reviews, the film did not do well at the office, earning $ 252.7 million in cash revenue worldwide.
By comparison, Aladdin of 1992 earned more than $ 504 million internationally.
Disney's latest live adaptation of the action, The Lion King, was a stellar success, taking in more than $ 1.6 billion worldwide.
Cha-ching! Disney's latest live adaptation of the action, The Lion King, was a stellar success, taking over $ 1.6 billion worldwide
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