Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Bill1978 » June 18th, 2022, 4:56 am

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June 17th, 2022, 10:07 pm
Based on how Aladdin turned out, I am neither thrilled nor terrified at the prospect of a Ritchie Hercules.

Let's just keep grinding these out! Just so long as we eventually get to a new Rescuers film.
Maybe we'll get a remake of The Black Cauldron - but I feel that ship has passed and should have occurred when Lord of the Rings was a major thing in cinemas.

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Ben » June 18th, 2022, 7:22 am

I was going to post exactly that about TBC…but I do believe a Chronicles Of Prydain franchise starter is in development…

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » June 18th, 2022, 12:12 pm

Ben wrote:
June 18th, 2022, 3:18 am
...so it’s only a matter of time before we get "alternate reimaginings" of current or at least recent films!
There's that upcoming one with Cinderella's stepsisters that fits the bill.

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Ben » June 18th, 2022, 12:23 pm

I actually thought that stage show and Cinders III plot was quite a good one, where Lady Tremaine manages to undo the happy ever after by nabbing Fairy Godmother's wand. That could be quite epic in live-action with the same Branagh cast, seeing as there were very few songs in it. That could be a good one…

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » June 18th, 2022, 2:18 pm

I would love that.

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » August 25th, 2022, 2:54 pm

Danny DeVito really wants to appear. I would love it, as I've said before, but I have a feeling Disney will go with someone else. Here's hoping!

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by EricJ » August 25th, 2022, 10:53 pm

I have a feeling they'll write him in as a self-aware cameo--
Most likely one of the unimpressed "...So??" city folk when Herc first tries to announce his new career.

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » September 2nd, 2022, 3:35 pm

Kinda random, two of the Muses cameoed on a new episode of "Mickey Mouse Funhouse" today:

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Not only that, Roz Ryan and Lillias White reprised their roles as Thalia and Calliope! Neat.

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Ben » September 2nd, 2022, 7:38 pm

They’ll take it from here, dahling… ;)

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » November 12th, 2022, 2:58 pm

Confirmation it will still be a musical!

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Ben » November 13th, 2022, 4:54 am

But…

"Audiences today have been trained by TikTok, right?"

I have never been on this, let alone trained by it. And the "experimental approach" sounds like this might go a bit too far in the opposite direction, especially with Guy on board. Train wreck waiting to happen? At least it might be an interesting train wreck!

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Daniel » November 13th, 2022, 2:35 pm

Sounds like Encanto to me... which isn't exactly the bee knees. Of course they could just be saying that to get a reaction, which it has. I'm just happy songs weren't scrapped. Maybe we willl get Taron Egerton if that earlier rumor proves true. He would be awesome!

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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Bill1978 » November 13th, 2022, 6:17 pm

So because audiences have been trained by TikTok all songs will be 30 seconds long and characters will only speak in catchphrases that people will want to lipsync to?


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Re: Disney's Hercules (Live-Action)

Post by Ben » May 26th, 2024, 5:02 pm

I actually heard about two months ago that this was deaded. Maybe they needed a break to come back and try again, but it was definitely scrapped at some point recently…

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