Guy Ritchie to direct live-action Hercules

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Guy Ritchie.
Guy Ritchie.
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Guy Ritchie is teaming up with Disney again.

Ritchie, who directed Aladdin in 2019, will helm the live-action version 1997 animation film, Hercules, reports Variety.

According to the publication, Joe and Anthony Russo will produce the film. A first draft script has been written by Dave Callaham; the studio will reportedly hire more writers.

While Aladdin grossed $1 billion at the box office, the film received mixed reviews.

Ritchie's recent works include Operation Fortune: Ruse de guerre, which stars Jason Statham, and Wrath of Man and The Gentleman, reports Entertainment Weekly.

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