The ‘Pitch Perfect’ actor covers classic song ‘Go the Distance’ in hopes to land a role in the upcoming Disney big-screen remake of the classic Roman hero tale.
- May 3, 2020
AceShowbiz – Skylar Astin made his bid to star in Disney’s upcoming live action “Hercules” movie with a cover of the classic song, “Go the Distance”.
The 32-year-old actor, best known for his work in the “Pitch Perfect” films and on U.S. TV hit “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist“, has posted a video of his performance of a cover of the song on his Twitter account.
In the caption, he added an emoji of a man raising his hand and wrote, “I’m also available for the soundtrack. Thank you @DisneyStudios for your consideration during this casting process.”
Actor Roger Bart recorded the original version of the song for his role as Young Hercules in Disney’s 1997 film while Michael Bolton recorded a pop version of the song for the animated movie’s end credits.
The new adaptation of the film follows Disney remakes of “Aladdin” and “The Lion King“, with producers Jeffery Silver and Karen Gilchrist reportedly circling the project along with director Jon Favreau.
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