Disney’s 1997 animated feature, super strong man, is arguably one of the lowest rated films in the entertainment world. The film tells the story of the semi-mortal Greek god Hercules. Born as a god, Hercules loses his power to Zeus’ evil brother, Hades, who commissions his ministers – Pain and Terror – to kill Hercules so that he can gain control of Mount Olympus.
The two henchmen fail, but although Hercules does not die, he loses his immortality. Zeus tells his son that he must commit a true act of heroism in order to restore his divinity. After engaging in various heroic deeds, Hercules still does not achieve immortality until he selflessly jumps into the river Styx to save the soul of the Theban princess Megara.
The film fell short of box office expectations, but remains a favorite among Disney fans. The star-studded cast has undoubtedly helped the film maintain its following. So, who are the voices behind Disney characters super strong man?
Tate Donovan stars as Hercules
Donovan is best known for his roles in Friends, Mr. Sterling, And no ordinary family. When he voiced Hercules for Disney in the ’90s, the actor had not done any voice work. The film’s supervising director liked Donovan’s charming and innocent personality and thought he was the best person to voice the strong but naive character, imdb Report.
Actor Josh Keaton (Voltron: Legendary Defender) voiced the teenage Hercules, and Roger Bart (The Stepford Wives) provided the singing voice of the title character.
Danny DeVito as Philoctetes
DeVito’s character, Phil, trains Hercules to help him find his inner strength to regain his divinity. When creating the character, the animators took inspiration from snow White‘s angry and ImaginationKay used DeVito’s “different mouth shapes” to bring to life Bacchus and Phil.
DeVito best known for his role on TV show in the late ’70s/early ’80s the cab, which earned him a Golden Globe and several nominations. He has also acted in many films, such as Jumanji And matilda, and is currently playing the role of Frank Reynolds in the sitcom It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
James Woods portrays grumpy Hades
When Disney Imagineers were making Paatal Lok, they envisioned a villain who spoke dangerously slow. However, when Hollywood star James Woods stepped into the scene, his fast-talking style stole hearts, and the makers turned Paatal Lok into a car salesman-like villain.
Woods has an extensive career that spans decades. He has appeared in various hit projects, including virgin suicidehandjob true Crimehandjob Salvador, And Promise. He also played himself in the animated TV series NS simpsons And family Guy
Susan Egan voices Hercules’ love interesthandjob megara
Megara is the beautiful, sarcastic young woman assigned to help kill Hercules, but eventually falls in love with the stronger god. The two form a close bond, and through his death, Hercules gains his immortality.
Actor Susan Egan has an extensive body of work on Broadway, where she has played Disney princesses like Belle in stage productions. beauty and the Beast.
Samantha Egger and Rip Torn portray Hera and Zeus
Agar and Torn lent their voices to the roles of Hera and Zeus, the immortal parents of Hercules.
Appeared in Egger the collectorhandjob Walking stick, And come on, don’t run. and is famous for playing the torn boss men in Black, OCP CEO in robocop, and naval officers Down periscope.
Bobcat Goldthwaite and Matt Frewer Play Pain and Terror
Hades’ henchmen Pain and Terror were played by Bobcat Goldthwaite and Matt Freever, respectively.
Goldthwaite is known for his stand-up comedy. he also appeared a crazy summer And burglar. and Freever is best known for his roles in the films Honey I Shrunk the Kids And watchman And 80s TV Shows Max Headroom.
supporting cast Disney’s ‘Hercules’
Carol Shelley (cabaret), Amanda Plummer (pulp Fiction), and Paddy Edwards (Ghost Busters) played three fortunes – Lachesis, Clotho and Atropos. He predicted the failure of Hades to conquer Mount Olympus.
And last, Hal Holbrook (that sure heat) and Barbara Barry (the crucible) voiced Hercules’ parents, Amphitryon and Alcmene.
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