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Disney Responds To Peter Dinklage ‘Snow White’ Comments, Says It’s “Taking A Different Approach” To Adaptation

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Disney has replied to remarks made the earlier day by award-a hit actor Peter Dinklage that called the studio’s plans for a are residing-action remake of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs “f*cking backwards.”

A Disney spokesperson told Deadline, “To lead obvious of reinforcing stereotypes from the contemporary bright movie, we’re taking a obvious means with these seven characters and delight in been consulting with contributors of the dwarfism neighborhood. We peek ahead to sharing extra because the movie heads into production after a prolonged pattern duration,” .

Disney, Deadline understands, has cultural consultants on all of its are residing-action motion pictures alongside with earlier titles Aladdin and Mulan, as smartly as to bright motion pictures like Encanto no longer too long ago.

Talking on the Marc Maron podcast WTF the earlier day, Dinklage acknowledged, “I turned into as soon as a little taken aback when they delight in been very proud to solid a Latina actress as Snow White…You’re smooth telling the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Capture a step help and peek at what you’re doing there. It is no longer practical to me. You’re innovative in one means and likewise you’re smooth making that f*cking backwards story about seven dwarfs residing in a cave together. What the f*ck are you doing man? Absorb I carried out nothing to scheme the build off from my soapbox?”

The are residing-action model of Snow White, which stars West Aspect Story actress Rachel Zegler in the title role and Gal Gadot because the imperfect queen, is smooth years away from free up. The characteristic has been in pattern for 3 years and the reimagining of the dwarf characters is something Disney has been engaged on since the project’s earliest phases.

The planned remake of the 1938 bright movie will characteristic normal songs from Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Andrew Burnap furthermore stars in a newly created male lead personality.

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