Guy Ritchie Set to Direct Disney’s ‘Hercules’ Live-Action Remake — Report

With Disney already deep into post-production on a live-action retread of “The Little Mermaid,” and currently filming a controversial “Snow White” remake starring “West Side Story” star Rachel Zegler and Gal Gadot, the Mouse House isn’t slowing down.

It was announced yesterday that British director Guy Ritchie will helm an upcoming live-action redo of the 1997 Disney animated feature, “Hercules.”Disney’s “Hercules” tells the story of the eponymous character (voiced in the original by Tate Donovan) and Greek god.

Living among mortals, Hercules becomes determined to reclaim his god-like status, becoming a quasi-celebrity in the process.

Along the way he falls in love with the acerbic Meg (voiced by Susan Egan) and must defeat Hades (voiced by James Woods), the God of the Underworld.Ritchie has brought success to Disney with a live-action remake before.

He directed the 2019 reboot of “Aladdin,” starring Will Smith.

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