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Disney Developing New “Hercules” Film

If you loved the animated film "Hercules", we have good news: Disney is in the process of developing a live action version of the beloved animated movie! So far, no actors have been confirmed in any roles. Disney has stated...

Caraftu Caves, The Mysterious Lair of Hercules in Western Iran

The province of Kurdistan in Western Iran hides an amazing secret which connects this Asian province with ancient Greece. The Caves of Caraftu are a magnificent spectacle formed by both nature and human activity over the course of millennia. The structures,...

Ancient Nemean Games Revived for Three Days (video)

Before the Games begin in Rio de Janeiro in August, athletes from all over the world, between June 10th and 12th, are gathering and taking part in a different kind of sporting tournament in southern Greece, the Nemean Games. The Sixth Nemean...

Altar Depicting Son of Hercules vs Serpent Monster Found

An ancient marble altar dating to the second century showing a nude warrior battling a serpent monster has been discovered by villagers near the Akcay River in Turkey. The carved scene on the altar is difficult to interpret. Considering the...

Ancient Greek Mythology and a Greek Animator in Disney’s World

All people hide a young child in their heart. Now is the time to leave your trouble at the door and spend a little time reading about Disney’s magical world. Disney’s history has not always been marked with success. The...

Evan Spiliotopoulos Will Pen ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Reboot

Hollywood has kept a pretty tight lid on the names attached to the reboot of the new "Charlie's Angels" movie, but yesterday "The Hollywood Reporter" leaked information that the screenwriter of the reboot will be none other than Evan...

Greece in Movies: Jason Bourne Runs Through Athenian Streets in…Tenerife?

The new Jason Bourne film starring Matt Damon starts on the streets of Athens, during the height of the financial crisis in Greece and Europe. When the movie is released in July 2016, viewers will see super-spy Bourne run through...

Why “Hercules” Wasn’t Filmed in Greece

"Hercules" screenwriter Evan Spiliotopoulos explains how his native Greece is lacking incentives to have Hollywood productions film on the beautiful Greek landscape. The latest production that could have been filmed in Greece was "Hercules," but once again, Greek bureaucracy...

Video: Irina Shayk Talks Greece and “Hercules” Role

Irina Shayk, who plays Megara in the latest "Hercules" movie, talks to Greek Reporter about her trip to Greece with her soccer-star boyfriend Cristiano Ronaldo and her role in the film. Playing the love interest of a Greek mythology hero...

“Hercules” Premiere: Dwayne Johnson, Irina Shayk, Evan Spiliotopoulos Talk from the Red Carpet

The stars of the upcoming "Hercules" epic walked the black carpet for the film's Hollywood premiere on Wednesday, July 23. We caught up with the cast and crew to talk about the making of the film and their love for Greek...