Disney live action Snow White will be the next classic fairytales to hit the screens according to a Hollywood Reporter. Erin Cressida Wilson, the screenwriter of The Girl on the Train, is currently negotiating for an opportunity to write the script for the film. In its expansion, the life action movie will feature the story and music from the beloved animated classic. The music will be written by BenjPasek& Justin Paul who are both La La Land songwriters before being produced by an upcoming Mary Poppins Returns, Marc Platt.
Having opened in the theaters in 1937, the Snow White joins the list of the many live-action Disney classic animated movies the likes of previously-released Cinderella, which showcased in 2015. It features the voices of different characters like Adriana Caselotti as Snow White, Roy Atwell as the Doc, and Stuart Buchanan as the Huntsman.
Disney live action Snow White: The new roll of animated classics
While Disney live action Snow White maybe the latest on the movie screens, a lot more has been happening behind the scenes. The entertainment industry is full of surprises given that there have been some other adaptations of the classic tale over the years. The successes of Maleficent, The Jungle Book, and Cinderella can explain how much more Disney’s animated classics are adored.
While Snow White was Disney’s first animated feature film, it was based on the Brothers Grimm fairytale. Its massive success led to its winning of an honorary Oscar at the 11th Academy Awards. It is also considered as one of the most victorious animated films of all time worth a second and a third watch.
What else is there to watch out for from Disney?
Disney live action Snow White is not the end of the popularity of classic movies. Beauty and the Beast is the studio’s next live-action fairytale. The film, which features an empowered heroine will open March 17 and will be starring Emma Watson. A live-action version of Mulan will follow in 2018. Others that are lined up include a live-action Aladdin and will be directed by Guy Ritchie.
Disney’s stock closed at $92.69, a fall of $1.16 or 1.24%.
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