hercules

Hercules Heracles Powers, Enemies, & History

There had been ancient towns and cities that also adopted Heracles as a patron deity, contributing to the spread of his cult. There was the case of the royal house of Macedonia, which claimed lineal descent from the hero, mainly for purposes of divine protection and legitimator of actions. Russo says the live-action “Hercules” will also be a musical — and share the original’s unconventional strategy. “I believe they’re excited to see what we can all bring to it in a way that isn’t just a reinterpretation of the animated film,” Russo adds. His offspring would go on to develop...