‘Snow White’ POSTPONED: Disney Scraps “Woke” Remake and Brings Back the Dwarfs

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A massive update has just arrived about the Snow White remake that is sure to shock fans.

In a surprising turn of events, Disney has decided to postpone the highly anticipated remake of the beloved classic Snow White. The decision came as a result of the studio’s decision to revamp their initial plans for an updated adaptation of the timeless tale. While the concept of a modern twist on the story seemed promising at first, fans of the original film responded quite negatively to the released details.

Now, after months of backlash, it appears that Disney has chosen to go back to the roots of the original film, including reintroducing the lovable dwarfs that have captured the hearts of audiences for generations.

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A Modern Retelling Goes Back to Its Origins

In the past few months, the Disney community has risen up and complained to Disney about the upcoming live-action retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The movie, which stars West Side Story starlet Rachel Zegler as the fair Disney Princess and Wonder Woman Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen, has received scrutiny from fans for its new storyline. Many members of the public criticized Disney for making this classic story “woke.”

The Walt Disney Company’s decision to veer away from the “woke” approach and return to the traditional storyline has generated a positive reaction from fans. Many applauded Disney’s willingness to listen to the concerns of the audience and preserve the essence of the original film. Others, however, still wish for the live action remake to be scrapped entirely.

The story of Snow White has been a staple in Disney’s repertoire since the release of the groundbreaking animated film in 1937. Over the years, it has become an integral part of popular culture, ingrained in the collective memory of millions worldwide. The reimagining of such a beloved tale comes with great responsibility, as any changes to the narrative can be met with skepticism and scrutiny.

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One of the key aspects that made the original film so beloved was the endearing portrayal of the Seven Dwarfs. Their unique personalities and heartwarming camaraderie added depth and charm to the story. Leaked on-set photos from the live-action adaptation showed Disney’s original concept for the characters, which were replaced by the “Seven Magical Creatures.” While Disney made this decision to try and avoid reinforcing stereotypes, many fans considered this to be a disgrace to the original film.

Now, a new image from the upcoming film shows Bashful, Doc, Dopey, Grumpy, Happy, Sleepy, and Sneezy back in the film once again.

Release Date Changed for ‘Snow White’

Perhaps the biggest news that has been announced today is that Snow White will now be released in 2025, a full year after its intended release. It can be inferred that this delay is due to Hollywood’s writers’ and actors’ strikes, as well as possibly some significant script changes.

The film was initially set to debut on March 22, 2024, and will now be released on March 21, 2025.

While the decision to delay the live action Snow White remake might disappoint some eager fans, it presents an opportunity for the creators and filmmakers at Walt Disney Pictures to reassess their approach and ensure that the final product honors the legacy of the original while still offering something new and engaging. It is a delicate balance that requires intricate storytelling and a deep understanding of the source material, and the extra time will help filmmakers achieve this goal.

As the journey towards the remake of Snow White continues, fans eagerly anticipate the unveiling of further details surrounding the future of this project. Only time will tell how this beloved fairy tale will be reimagined for a new generation and if Disney will continue to face backlash for their efforts.

About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.