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Danny DeVito Challenges Disney to Cast Him For Live-Action ‘Hercules’

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Disney has apparently loved doing live-action adaptations of its classic animated movies in recent years. Even though some adaptations (like the 2017 remake Beauty and the Beast) did not do well, others like the 2015 movie Cinderella or the 2019 film Aladdin did. Now, Hercules is next up for the live-action treatment, and one of the actors from the first ...

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‘Hercules’ Celebrates 25 Years

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25 years later, the hero Hercules is still charming audiences with his 1997 Disney movie’s tongue-in-cheek humor, his love interest Megara’s refusal to be a damsel in distress, and a particularly catchy musical soundtrack. Disney has shared several posts congratulating the film on its 25th anniversary (just after celebrating the anniversaries of Lilo & Stitch and Atlantis: The Lost Empire)! Disney+ shared ...

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Guy Ritchie Will Direct Live-Action ‘Hercules’ Remake

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, the award-winning and well-established crime comedy director Guy Ritchie is set to direct Disney’s latest live-action remake of one of its classic animated Disney films. This time, the movie getting a live-action makeover is the 1997 animated movie Hercules! Guy Ritchie is best known for his British crime comedy films, which usually feature British characters (who ...

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This Web Comic Starring Hades Will Be Your New Obsession

There are very few Disney Villains as fiendishly delightful as Hades in Disney’s Hercules. When coming in to audition for the character, actor James Woods noticed other potential voice actors were approaching the character with the kind of stern dark persona one would expect from the lord of the dead of Greek mythology. Woods, on the other hand, started to ...

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LISTEN: Heavy Metal Artist Covers ‘Hercules’ Anthem

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Who doesn’t like heavy metal covers of classic Disney songs? Honestly, the answer is probably many fans. But there is the rare occasion when the core-rooted power of a heavy metal group aligns itself perfectly with the emotional charge of a Disney anthem and creates a new version deserving of recognition. Recently we found that destiny pairing in No Resolve’s ...

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OpEd: We Have the Disney Princesses, Now We Need the ‘Disney Dudes’

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There are many Disney heroines, but only 12 Official Disney Princesses. The official lineup of The Disney Princess franchise includes Snow White, Cinderella, Aurora (Sleeping Beauty), Ariel (The Little Mermaid), Belle (Beauty and the Beast), Jasmine (Aladdin), Pocahontas, Mulan, Tiana (Princess and the Frog), Rapunzel (Tangled), Merida (Brave), and Moana. And ever since they have been marketed as a collective ...

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Celebrate Villaintine’s Day with These Villainous Wallpapers

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Although many people celebrate Galentine’s Day on February 13, Disney fans also celebrate a unique Disney holiday called Villaintine’s Day as a precursor to Valentine’s Day! On this February 13 in 2022, Disney villains are getting their chance to shine, and the Disney Parks Blog has just shared four “new wickedly wonderful wallpapers” for the occasion! In the blog post, Thomas ...

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“Every CEO of a Company Is a Disney Princess”: Susan Egan Discusses Disney Heroines

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Susan Egan has many impressive credits as an actress, singer, and producer, but she is best known for her two Disney roles: the official Disney princess Belle in the original Broadway production of Beauty and the Beast and the Disney heroine Megara in Hercules (1997). Susan is currently touring with Disney Princess – The Concert alongside other Disney princess actresses (including Courtney ...

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