No word yet on new dates for a U.S. bow. Copyright 1991-2020 © Playbill Inc. All Rights Reserved. In the meantime, we'll be watching the original and singing Zero To Hero at the top of our lungs for a hit of 90s nostalgia. The Hollywood Reporter reports that the new version will be produced by Joe and Anthony Russo. For now, the movie is expected release in August 2022. Though previously set to premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, the musical adaptation (featuring new material by Brian Hill and Neil Bartram in addition to the Sherman Brothers' songs) now intends to launch in the U.K. Also heading across the pond instead of its initial U.S. plans is the revival of Elton John, Tim Rice, and David Henry Hwang's Aida. Well, talking about the release date we have no idea as to when we will get to see Hercules Lice-Action, considering the time we all are in production and filming in many areas is still prohibited so we will have to wait for Disney to make an official announcement about the filming starting. Hi, I'm a person who can finish a season in one day, binge-watching shows by day and writing about them at night will pretty much describe me, currently working with The Buzz Paper and helping you select your next series to binge! With news that Disney will be making a live-action 'Hercules' movie and that The Russo Brothers ('Avengers: Endgame') will be producing, here's our dream cast. The stage adaptation of Hercules continues to evolve after playing Central Park last summer as part of the Public Theater's Public Works program. NationEditions | Maintained by, Disney's Hercules Live-Action: Casting Details Revealed. The duo have experience working on films with heroic characters and were the creative brains behind Avengers: Infinity War and End Game. That is all for today we will keep our readers updated on the latest news about Hercules Live-Action movie until then continue reading with us about your favourite shows and movies! With the remake in the earliest stages of production, we don't have anything concrete to go on - but there are some seriously juicy rumours flying around like Pegasus. The sequel to the Disney classic will premiere December 25, 2018; the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly captures on-set magic. We're so ready to go from zero to hero all over again, but what will a reboot of the cartoon version look like? Mary-Jane Wiltsher is a freelance lifestyle and culture journalist. With the cast yet to be announced and film production on pause due to coronavirus, realistically the new Hercules movie won't be released until summer 2022 at the earliest. 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We're here for this casting rumour. Last updatedÂ 4:08 PM,Â Wednesday May 13 2020 GMT+1. Many of these movies that came afterward offer a reimagining of Barrie's novel. Disney Disney has a Hercules live-action movie in the works, according to a report. As to sculpted demigod Hercules, names that have been thrown around include Armie Hammer (oh-so-appropriate - we can really see Armie in armour chest plating) and Chris Pratt. Talking about the project in an interview with Collider, the Russos said that "music will certainly be a part of it". Sign up for exclusive discounts and save up to 50% on tickets! Click Here for Playbill’s Theatre Coverage. Disney has issued release date slots for live-action movies in the years to come. With the cast yet to be announced and film production on pause due to coronavirus, realistically the new Hercules movie won't be released until summer 2022 at the earliest. The trailer releases a few days before the film, so sadly we won’t get to see the trailer before 2022. The new production, directed by Schele Williams, will premiere in Germany in spring 2022, ... Krysta Rodriguez and Cast in Hercules Joan Marcus. Topics:Â Disney, TV and Film, Ariana Grande. cast for hercules live-action movie Well once again it is too soon to talk about the possible cast for Hercules, many fans are rooting for Ariana Grande for the role of Megara other names that have poped up for roles include Armie Hammer and Chris Pratt for Hercules, while Jim Carrey and Jeff Goldblum for Hades. Following the news that the musical adaptation of Frozen would not reopen on Broadway once the industry reaches the other side of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, Disney Theatrical Productions has offered a glimpse of what's to come—at least on stages beyond New York's theatre district. Naturally, when it comes to the casting of the Muses, we're talking megawatt names galore. © Copyright 2019-2020. The new production, directed by Schele Williams, will premiere in Germany in spring 2022, as opposed to a 2021 North American tour launching at Paper Mill Playhouse. A "leaked" cast list for Disney's upcoming remake of "Hercules" offers insight of potential castings, including the role of Hercules going to Noah Centineo. WATCH: Disney on Broadway Stars Unite Remotely to Sing 'Go the Distance'. ), Jennifer Hudson and Janelle Monae, to name a handful. Tate Donovan voiced our favourite half-god, half-mortal, while James Woods took on the voice of Hades, the god plotting to overturn Olympus. The songs were a big part of the original Hercules (The Gospel Truth, Zero To Hero, I Won't Say I'm In Love - we could go on) and it may be that Disney will stick to a musical formula, as it did with its live action remakes of Lion King and Aladdin. Hercules is finally joining Disney’s Live-Action and we are super thrilled about it, Disney is finally coming up with all the quality content that we need, according to the source this project will be produced by Joe and Anthony Russo one of the greatest duo ever. It's the fan-favourite 90s animation that Disneyfied ancient Greece - and now a live action remake is in the works. Dust off your sandals, jump aboard your winged steed, and join us for a journey through everything we know about the live action reimagining. The musical, based on the Disney animated hit, premieres in Denver August 17. Elsewhere she writes for Stylist, Euronews, PHOENIX and What We Seee. The Batman (2022) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Ariana has the voice, the look, and the sass befitting of the perfect Megara. With that in mind, perhaps we could see a compromise where some of the original songs are carried over, but not all, as with The Jungle Book remake? Guy Ritchie directs the film, which is scheduled to begin shooting this summer. Disney’s Hercules: What Are The Updates About The Trailer? According to us fans will have to wait at least until 2022 to hear more about the Hercules project, it is still in its pre-development phase so we would request all our readers to be patient. Meanwhile, Disney are said to have brought in Marvel's Dave Callaham, who wrote Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, to work his magic on the script. This is hardly the first live-action take on Peter Pan.. Peter Pan has had multiple live-action movies and spin-offs—including a movie about the making of Peter Pan, called Finding Neverland.The classic novel was first adapted into a silent film in 1924, available to watch in full on YouTube. Share. Check in on the 1994 original Broadway cast of Disney’s first stage musical, based on the animated classic. So, without wasting any time let us get into the details for Hercules Live-Action. Earlier Noah Centineo’s name made rounds on Twitter for the role of Hercules which caused a huge mess as fans believed the fake news, but worry not Disney will announce more details about the movie soon so we would like everybody to be calm and patient until then. Christopher Gattelli will direct and choreograph; the Newsies Tony winner worked on a previous iteration of the title with director Mary Zimmerman. The 1997 classic was an epic musical retelling of Greek mythology with plenty of slapstick humour thrown in. Think Lizzo (please, film gods! We're rooting for Armie Hammer as Hercules and Ariana Grande as Megara (Credit: Disney) Well once again it is too soon to talk about the possible cast for Hercules, many fans are rooting for Ariana Grande for the role of Megara other names that have poped up for roles include Armie Hammer and Chris Pratt for Hercules, while Jim Carrey and Jeff Goldblum for Hades. The biggest is that Ariana Grande will play the role of Megara because she sang the Hercules song I Won't Say I'm in Love in the Disney Family Singalong that was released before the live-action reboot was confirmed. The cast and creators take us inside rehearsals for Disney’s anticipated stage adaptation of the blockbuster animated film. Lear deBessonet will return to direct the next iteration, with Tony-winning Tootsie book writer Robert Horn joining Alan Menken and David Zippel on the creative team. Once productions can resume in the U.S., Disney will continue its touring production of Frozen, in addition to launching a new tour of Aladdin.