Life Disney wants ‘The Legend of Tarzan’ actor for Hercules role By WeeklyNews staff Posted on July 8, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ The series with live action films of the old (er) animation / fairy tale films from Walt Disney continues! One of the newest projects seems to be the film version of Hercules from 1997. And for that film a muscular actor will have to be found. According to We Got This Covered, Disney has nothing less than True Blood and The Legend of Tarzan actor Alexander Skarsgård. Earlier the younger actor Alexander Ludwig (Vikings, Hunger Games) was mentioned. Director still not appointed We Got This Covered also reports that Disney is looking forward to “outside the box” choices for the script and director’s seat. After Dumbo, Aladdin, The Lion King and the second Maleficent of this year, Mulan (in March) and Cruella (in December) are scheduled for next year. After that, among other things, The Little Mermaid should appear. Watch the trailer below for the 85 million dollar Hercules, in 1997 for more than 250 million dollars worldwide.