Russo Brothers to Produce Live-Action 'Hercules' Remake for Disney

With ‘Shang-Chi’ writer Dave Callaham penning the script.

By
Entertainment
8,149 Hypes 1 Comments

Disney is developing a live-action remake of Hercules, with reports naming Joe and Anthony Russo of Avengers: Infinity War and Endgame as producers and Dave Callaham of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as a writer.

The remake is still in early development and other details, including a director and cast members, remain under wraps. It is also still unknown if Disney will keep the musical elements of the 1997 original to follow a closer retelling of the film, or simply use it as source material similar to their approach in the upcoming Mulan film.

The news comes shortly after a CGI remake of Robin Hood was announced for Disney+. The retelling of the 1973 classic will be helmed by Blindspotting director Carlos Lopez Estrada and will reimagine the characters as anthropomorphic in a similar fashion to Jon Favreau‘s The Lion King.

Elsewhere in entertainment, AKIRA will be free to watch this weekend.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Shia LaBeouf's Screenplay About BROCKHAMPTON's Kevin Abstract Wins Award
Music

Shia LaBeouf's Screenplay About BROCKHAMPTON's Kevin Abstract Wins Award

‘Minor Modifications’ took home Sun Valley Film Festival’s High Scribe Award.

Nike Daybreak SP "Topaz Gold" Combines Past and Present
Footwear

Nike Daybreak SP "Topaz Gold" Combines Past and Present

Modern-day materials arrive on one of the Swoosh’s most classic running silhouettes.

Kehlani Shares Another 'Quarantine Style' Music Video With "F&MU"
Music

Kehlani Shares Another 'Quarantine Style' Music Video With "F&MU"

Her new project ‘It Was Good Until It Wasn’t’ releases May 8.


Twitter's Q1 2020 Results See Record User Growth Despite $8.4 Million USD Net Loss
Tech

Twitter's Q1 2020 Results See Record User Growth Despite $8.4 Million USD Net Loss

“In this difficult time, Twitter’s purpose is proving more vital than ever.”

Derrick Adams Brings "Patrick Kelly, The Journey" Exhibition to SCAD
Arts

Derrick Adams Brings "Patrick Kelly, The Journey" Exhibition to SCAD

The artist explores the late fashion designer’s robust archive.

The Hundreds x PUMA "Cliques" Collection Nods to High School Crews
Footwear

The Hundreds x PUMA "Cliques" Collection Nods to High School Crews

Fresh takes on the Clyde, Palace Guard, Performer Mid and RS Pure, all with matching apparel.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. By adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.