From zero to hero, simply like that!
Except in this case, it is from loved animated basic to live-action remake, as ET has established Disney is working on a live-action Hercules. The Hollywood Reporter was once first to document the news.
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Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame administrators Joe and Anthony Russo will produce, whilst Dave Callaham, who penned the upcoming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, was once employed to script the remake.
How shut it skews to the animated 1997 traditional — with its gods and monsters and sarcastic Satyr sidekick — stays to be seen, however we have one stipulation that sincerely need to be met: Keep the soundtrack in. (Especially after Disney’s live-action Mulan, which will hit theaters July 24, ditched its iconic musical numbers.)
We want “Go the Distance.” We want “I Won’t Say (I’m in Love).” We want the Muses to sing about live-action Hercules being a ideal package deal who packs a pair of fairly pecs — and we want Lizzo to be forged as one of these Muses. Make it happen, Disney.