Are you able to image Hugh Grant taking part in Zeus. Charlie Covell, creator of recent Netflix Greek mythology spin sequence Kaos can, casting Grant, Janet McTeer, Cliff Curtis, David Thewlis, Killian Scott, Misia Butler, Leila Farzad, Nabhaan Rizwan, Rakie Ayola and Stanley Townsend within the new present.
In response to Deadline, the sequence is billed as a daring, darkly comedian, modern tackle Greek mythology, exploring love, energy and life within the underworld. Nothing is sacred on this re-imagining of the traditional tales, besides the treachery and conceitedness of a bunch of inconstant gods and their cosmic machinations… Grant would be the seemingly omnipotent, but desperately insecure and vengeful Zeus, who has lengthy loved his standing as King of The Gods. That’s, till he wakes up one morning and discovers a wrinkle on his brow. Neurosis then units in, setting him off on a harmful, paranoid path. Zeus turns into satisfied his fall is coming – and begins to see indicators of it in all places.
Zeus’ as soon as dependable brother, Hades (Thewlis), God of the Underworld, is secretly dropping his grip on his darkish dominion. There’s a backlog of useless ready to be processed and they’re rising stressed. Hera (McTeer), Queen of the Gods, workout routines dominion on Earth – and over Zeus – in her personal distinctive approach. However her energy and freedom develop into threatened by Zeus’ rising paranoia, and he or she is pressured to behave, whereas Zeus’ rebellious son, Dionysus, (Rizwan), is uncontrolled and on target for a cosmic collision along with his father.
On Earth, individuals are aching for change. Nevertheless, Poseidon (Curtis), God of Sea, Storms and Earthquakes—and Horses—is extra involved with the scale of his super-yacht and the place the following get together is at. The well-being of mere mortals is of little curiosity to him. Sadly for the Gods, a few of these mortals are starting to appreciate this. These mortals – Riddy (Aurora Perrineau), Orpheus (Scott), Caneus (Butler) and Ari (Farzad) – come from completely different walks of life and are all cosmically related within the battle towards Zeus. Each has a really completely different function to play, and any one among them could also be destined to convey down the God.
Billie Piper will even reportedly be making a cameo, and there are roles nonetheless to be introduced. However this definitely sounds prefer it could possibly be enjoyable.