The son of the director of the 1937 Disney film Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs has criticized the upcoming live-action remake.
In 2024, Disney will launch Snow White, a live-action remake of their basic animated film. The movie will star Rachel Zegler (West Facet Story, Shazam! Fury of the Gods) as Snow White and Gal Gadot (Surprise Girl, Quick & Livid) because the Evil Queen. The film has garnered controversy over its determination to forged a Latina actress within the lead function and non-little individuals to play the characters who had been dwarfs within the supply materials.
David Hand, son of the director who helmed the unique 1937 film (additionally named David Hand), criticized the brand new film. He mentioned his father and Walt Disney can be “turning of their grave,” calling it “insulting” to the unique movie.
“It’s a complete completely different idea, and I simply completely disagree with it, and I do know my dad and Walt would additionally very a lot disagree with it. It’s a shame [that the studio is] attempting to do one thing new with one thing that was such an awesome success earlier. Their ideas are simply so radical now. They alter the tales, they modify the thought technique of the characters. They’re making up new woke issues and I’m simply not into any of that. I discover it fairly frankly a bit insulting [what] they might have accomplished with a few of these basic movies.”
What’s the Snow White launch date?
The film is about to launch on March 22, 2024.