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Feature animation has spawned a delicious array of villains over the decades, from the wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Simba's back-biting arch-nemesis Scar in The Lion King. With such a rich legacy of cinematic evildoers peering over his shoulder, one can imagine the trepidation experienced by Nik Ranieri when he was awarded the position of supervising animator for Hades, Lord of the Underworld, in Walt Disney Studios' new animated feature Hercules. […]