Disney’s Live Action Named ‘Snow Woke’ As 7 Dwarfs Replaced By Magical Creatures Of All Sizes And Genders


Disney’s Live-Action ‘Snow White’ Faces Backlash Over Changes to Seven Dwarfs

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Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of “Snow White” is facing criticism for its modernized portrayal of the seven dwarfs as “magical creatures” encompassing various sizes and genders. The film, set to release next year, features Hispanic actress Rachel Zegler as the iconic fairy tale heroine. Recently, set photos from Bedfordshire, England showed a Snow White stand-in accompanied by a diverse group of brightly colored companions, sparking debate about the film’s departure from the 1937 animated classic.

A stand-in for Rachel Zegler’s Snow White smiles as she was spotted filming in Bedfordshire, England. The remake has garnered tons of criticism for being “woke.” 
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Critics took to social media to express their discontent with the new approach, with some deriding it as being overly politically correct. The backlash was accompanied by hashtags such as “#GoWokeGoBroke” and comments like “Looks like the Woke don’t care much for dwarves” and “Snow white and the seven diversity hires.” Concerns were also raised about the absence of Prince Charming in the storyline and the film’s focus on Snow White’s leadership aspirations.

Early on, “Game of Thrones” actor Peter Dinklage, who has dwarfism, voiced his criticism of the film’s portrayal of disability. He questioned the decision to cast a Latina actress as Snow White while maintaining the narrative of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Dinklage expressed frustration with the continued depiction of seven dwarfs living together in a cave, calling it a backward story that reinforces stereotypes.

In response to the backlash, Disney stated that it was taking a “different approach” to avoid perpetuating stereotypes from the original film. The company mentioned consulting with members of the dwarfism community in reimagining the characters. Zegler, known for her role as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s 2021 remake of “West Side Story,” defended the changes, highlighting the need for a refreshing and empowering narrative that goes beyond the traditional “Prince Charming” storyline.


The upcoming “Snow White” remake is penned by “Barbie” director Greta Gerwig and directed by Marc Webb. Despite the immense backlash the film has received since its announcement, it aims to offer a contemporary take on the beloved tale, presenting a Snow White with aspirations and a purpose that extends beyond waiting for her prince.

Piers Morgan debates Disney’s decision on his Uncensored show on YouTube.

And NOW it seems that the movie is set to be postponed after the righter strikes are still ongoing in the US. Originally scheduled for March 22nd, 2024 reports online have stated that the film will be pushed back and the film is yet to be completed as reshoots are still pending since the strikes began.

It seems a growing part of the internet has bad feelings towards the movie and it’s stars while others are excited for the update. We will have to wait and see exactly what this princess fairytale turns out to be like and if audiences will get the happy ending they are after.