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‘Snow White’ Star Rachel Zegler Joins STRIKE Against Disney

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The world of Hollywood is abuzz with excitement and curiosity as details of the upcoming Snow White live-action remake spreads like wildfire. This beloved Disney classic is set to receive a modern twist, promising a spellbinding experience for audiences worldwide. With an all-star cast featuring renowned actors such as Gal Gadot and Rachel Zegler, the film is already generating immense interest and anticipation.

However, not everyone is thrilled that this remake is being made. An overwhelming number of fans have openly declared their negative feelings towards to project.

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‘Snow White’ Faces a Fair Share of Backlash

Rachel Zegler, fresh off her remarkable performance in Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, is more than ready to step into the titular character of Snow White. Zegler is a rising star in Hollywood and is known for her incredible vocal abilities and strong screen presence. As a Latin-American actress, Zegler’s casting will be a historic moment for Disney as they diversify their Disney Princesses.

However, not everyone is on board with Zegler as the Live Action Snow White. Many feel that she does not resemble the character enough and that her casting is taking away opportunities from white actresses. More scandal has shrouded the film after on-set photos showed that the seven dwarfs were now played by average-sized humans. Actors who have dwarfism have spoken out against this, saying it is unfair to take roles away from their community.

RELATED: Many Wonder Why Disney is Hiding the Truth About Leaked Photos of Live-Action “Snow White” Film

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More Scandal for ‘Snow White’ Remake

Now, Zegler is joining the SAG-AFTRA strike against studios. In a recent video, the actress is quoted at the strike, saying;

“If I’m going to stand there 18 hours in a dress of an iconic Disney princess, I deserve to be paid for every hour that it is streamed online.”

Many people think that Zegler is wrong in her claims and find the Walt Disney Studios call-out unnecessary.

After this comment and all the recent drama, we wouldn’t be surprised if Snow White Remake is postponed.

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.