Russo Brothers to Produce Live-Action Hercules for Disney

News broke today via the Hollywood Reporter that a live-action remake of 1997’s Hercules is in the works at Disney. The film is planned for a theatrical run as opposed to a Disney+ debut. Joe and Anthony Russo of Marvel fame are set to produce, with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings writer Dave Callaham penning the… Continue reading Russo Brothers to Produce Live-Action Hercules for Disney

Top 5 Disney Heroines

In our review of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame, I discussed the character of Esmeralda a little, and it gave me an idea. A while back, I ranked Disney Princesses with the intent of writing an additional piece on the animation studio’s other heroines, and today I’d like to do so. These can include… Continue reading Top 5 Disney Heroines

A Decade of Disney: Hercules (1997)

Virginia: Welcome back to A Decade Of, in which we’re chronicling the Disney Renaissance period one film at a time. Today, we’ll be looking at Hercules, Disney’s second attempt at adapting characters from Greek Mythology, after the Pastoral Symphony segment of the original Fantasia. Hercules would be the studio’s most comedic venture since Aladdin, which… Continue reading A Decade of Disney: Hercules (1997)

A Decade of Disney: The Renaissance (1989-1999)

Munir: Hello and welcome to another “A Decade Of” series. This time, we are going back in time to see one of the most popular and prosperous eras in Walt Disney Animation Studios: the Renaissance. Don’t worry; we’ll also do another series featuring the most recent decade once Frozen II opens in November. While the Renaissance… Continue reading A Decade of Disney: The Renaissance (1989-1999)

Top 5 Disney Villains

“Now, shall you deal with ME, O Prince – and all the powers of HELL!” Throughout Disney animation’s long history, their villains have become just as iconic as their heroes. Some even prefer the villains and consider them more relatable and nuanced. Personally, I don’t feel that way, but I do think a movie should… Continue reading Top 5 Disney Villains

REVIEW: Hercules (1997)

“People always do crazy things…when they’re in love.” The 1990’s were a turbulent time at Walt Disney Animation Studio. 1989’s The Little Mermaid had laid the groundwork for what animation historians now call the Disney Renaissance. Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Lion King were all huge wins for the studio, each a bigger… Continue reading REVIEW: Hercules (1997)