Disney re-employs Guy Ritchie to direct “Hercules” live-action film


Sina Entertainment News Beijing time on June 22 news, according to foreign media reports, Disney re-employment, following “Aladdin”, Gary Qi is now confirmed to direct Disney’s well-known animation “Hercules” live-action film.

The 1997 animated version of “Hercules” was adapted from Greek mythology. It tells that Hercules, the son of Zeus, grew up on earth as a human, but has infinite power. Team up to become a true hero and stop Hades from destroying the world.

The live-action film is being produced by the Russo Brothers’ AGBO, with Dave Callaham (“The Expendables 3” and “Godzilla”) writing the original script, and Disney is looking for a new writer.

The original animated film cost 85 million US dollars and the global box office was 252 million. The live-action “Hercules” will become another animated adaptation of the live-action film after 1991’s “Beauty and the Beast”, 1992’s “Aladdin” and 1994’s “The Lion King” .

“Aladdin” live-action film starring Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, released in 2019, based on the 1992 cartoon of the same name, tells the story of the kind-hearted poor boy Aladdin and the brave The story of a romantic encounter with Princess Jasmine, who, with the help of a magic lamp spirit who can satisfy the master’s three wishes, embark on a magical journey to find true love and self together.

(Meng Qing)

(Editor in charge: Camus)

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