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Original Snow White director’s son blasts Disney for “insulting” remake

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White director David Hand’s son, also named David Hand, has come forward to blast Disney for the “insulting” live-action Snow White remake. The original came out in 1937 and kicked off the animation studio’s legacy. Now, it’s getting the live-action treatment starring Latina actress Rachel Zegler.

Hand spoke with The Telegraph to express his frustration. He believes Disney is putting too much of a focus on remakes and not enough on new ideas.sprinkled in every once in a while, but some of the bigger releases are typically remakes. Moreover, tons are in the Mouse House’s pipeline like Bambi, Aristocats, Moana, Lilo & Stitch, and more.

“It’s a whole different concept and I just totally disagree with it, and I know my dad and Walt would also very much disagree with it…. I disagree with this whole new concept. [It’s a] disgrace [Disney is] trying to do something new with something that was such a great success earlier … their thoughts are just so radical now. They change the stories, they change the thought process of the characters … they’re making up new woke things and I’m just not into any of that. I find it quite frankly a bit insulting [what] they may have done with some of these classic films … There’s no respect for what Disney did and what my dad did … I think Walt and he would be turning in their graves.”

Snow White, which was based on a Brothers Grimm tale from 1812, focused on a young, fair lady whose beauty outshined the Evil Queen’s, who couldn’t bear the thought of playing second fiddle in the looks department in all the land. The movie has gone on to be brandished as outdated, with Zegler flat out calling it so and likening the Prince’s actions as “stalker” like. All five minutes of screen time he gets.

The story could change altogether, with supposedly the actors being replaced with magical beasts rather than seven Dwarfs, as well as the main princess not getting “saved by the prince” or “dreaming about true love.” Just how far the remake is from the original isn’t clear, but we can say for certainty that it’s going to be a bumpy

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