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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, was released in 1937 by Walt Disney Productions and was the studio’s first animated feature film. New White as snow, directed by Marc Webb, plans to update the original film – as well as its soundtrack.
The musical will feature new songs written by Benj Pasek and Justin paul, the Tony Award-winning, Oscar-winning duo behind the hit Broadway film Dear Evan Hansen, as well as the 2016 film La La Land featuring Ryan gosling and Emma Stone.
West Side Story Star Rachel Zegler is called to play the titular role. After her casting was announced in June 2021, she tweeted in all caps: “I’ve been protesting my whole life, I think, I think.”
The young actress made her Broadway debut, but her background in musical theater wasn’t the only reason Webb picked her to play the prettiest of them all. “Rachel’s extraordinary vocal abilities are just the beginning of her gifts,” the director told Deadline the same month her casting was announced. “His strength, intelligence and optimism will be integral to rediscovering the joy in this classic Disney fairy tale.”
Over the past decade, the Mickey Mouse Built House has reimagined some of its most popular animated films into live-action movies: Cinderella, 101 Dalmatians, Mulan, The Lion King, The jungle Book, Aladdin, Dumbo, The beauty and the Beast and The little Mermaid, which stars the singer Halle Bailey like Ariel and is slated for release in 2023.
Disney has also updated classic villain stories in earlier films like Maleficent featuring Angelina Jolie as the Sleeping Beauty nasty, and Cruel, which presents Stone as a much less evil version of Cruella De Vil. the Super bad The star struck a deal to make a sequel three months after the film was released in May 2021.
Of course, this isn’t the first big screen adaptation of White as snow. Lily collins starred in the 2012 film Mirror mirror with Julia robert like his nasty adversary. That same year, Charlize theron was the queen in Snow White and the Hunter – and again in its 2016 sequel.
Now Wonder woman‘s Gal gadot will play the Evil Queen in the reboot, which she said Variety in November 2021, will be “so different and delicious and full of joy”.
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