Disney is developing remakes based on their classic movies. Recently we got the live-action version of Mulan. So now the mouse house is coming up with the remake of Hercules. Back in 1997, Disney released the animated movie of Hercules. It is inspired by the story of the son of Zeus named Heracles in Greek mythology. Critics appreciated the film, especially for James Woods’s performance as Hades. After that, we also got an animated series for it.
So fans were wondering who will play the role of Hercules, so there are reports that Black Panther star Michael B Jordan will play it. So below is everything which you should know about it:
Michael B Jordan In Hercules
Some sources revealed that Michael B Jordan is reportedly in the talks with Disney to play the role of Hercules. He will be a great choice to play the part because we already saw his work and he’s a superb actor. Whether playing the hero and villain, he is perfect. Apart from this, some stars are also rumored to play these roles in the live-action Hercules:
- Ariana Grande as Meg
- Danny DeVito as Phil
- Sam Rockwell as Hades
- Idris Elba as Zeus
- Cate Blanchett as Hera
- Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz as Pain and Panic
Release Date For Hercules
Live-action Hercules is in the early stage of development. It was officially announced back in April 2020. Dave Callaham is busy penning the script of the remake movie. The production will also take a long time to happen due to the ongoing pandemic condition. Disney has already stopped production on many of its projects.
A specific date is still not disclosed for this movie. As per the sources, we are expecting for the live-action Hercules movie to release in the theaters in 2022.
Other Details For Hercules
It will be produced by directors of Avengers Endgame named Joe and Anthony Russo. It will also include tracks from the animated flick. Earlier the Russo brothers talked about the remake of Hercules and they said that it will also have new things apart from just inspired by the original movie.