Disney’s Legacy Is Being Ruined By Its Failing Remake Strategy:
Disney has lost about $900 million on its last eight movies. This is a trend that the company hopes to change through the time it releases the live-action Snow White movie in March 2024.
Branding expert Carla Speight, on the other hand, says that the movie could make Disney’s problems worse. She says that comments made by Rachel Zegler, the actress who will portray Snow White, could turn off previous admirers of the series.
What’s The Big Deal About Disney’s Live Action Snow White Movie?
In different talks, Zegler, who plays Snow White, has talked about changing the story so that it is less about finding “true love.” “She’s not going to be rescued via the prince, and she won’t be dreaming regarding true love,” the actor said.
“She will dream regarding becoming the leader she knows she is capable of as well as what her late father told her she might become if she was fearless, fair, brave, as well as honest.”
Zegler even said that Andrew Burnap’s parts as the prince could be cut from the finished movie. He said that Burnap was “a guy who literally stalks Snow White.”
Fans Of The First Movie Have Said That The Star Is “Anti-Feminist.”
“It’s really not regarding the love plot at all, which is truly amazing,” Zegler said about the changes made to the version. But people who liked the first movie don’t agree and have called the actor “anti-feminist” for her take.
Zegler’s opposition to the love plot of Snow White could be seen as going against feminist values because it humiliates women who are happy with an environment that is more conventional. Fans have said that women continue to fantasize of genuine affection without losing their power.
“Like Snow White, she’s still independent, yet that doesn’t mean she can’t have a love interest as well as be saved by true love’s kiss,” said one person. Another person said, “I don’t get why finding love is seen as a sign of weakness or dependence. Both are possible for a woman.”
Rachel said within an old interview alongside Entertainment Weekly that the original Snow White was “very out of date” when it comes to ideas about what a woman can do in the world and what jobs she can have.
Rachel also said in an old red carpet conversation, “Her love story alongside a guy who actually stalks her is a big part of the original Snow White, so we failed to capture that this time.”
She also said that the new version is “truly not regarding the tale of love at all” and instead focuses on Snow White’s “inner journey that she walks on in search of her true self.”
Rachel Said That Her Dream Is To Be The Kind Of Leader She Thinks She Is Capable Of Being:
Rachel also said at the identical red carpet event that her Snow White character “isn’t going to dream about true love.
Instead, she’s going to dream regarding turning into the leader she feels she is capable of and that her late dad told her she was capable of.” Recently, Entertainment Tonight put out a film in which Rachel thanked her movie parts.
What People Have To Say About This Argument:
Fans of the first Snow White think Rachel misread the movie and wonder why she chose the part if she didn’t like the first one.
And again, some people think it’s “pseudo feminism” to change a well-known Disney Princess into someone who “dreams of becoming the leader she understands she can be.”
Here’s how TikToker user @cosywithangie built on that idea: “Not every woman was a leader, not each woman wants to be a leader, and not every woman wants or needs power, and that’s acceptable.
Many Of Disney’s Remakes Have Not Done Well:
It is not anti-feminist to desire to fall within love, get married, stay at home, or be a housewife. You are not less of a person as well as a woman because of any of these things.
But that golden streak is starting to lose its shine, and there can be case to be made that Disney’s focus on making remakes is hurting them more than helping them. Many of the remakes of it in recent years have failed.
The Movie “101 Dalmatians” Made $233.5 Million By 2021:
Burton’s fat Dumbo movie from 2019 is thought to have barely made back the $170 million it cost to make. Even in China, where Disney thought it would do well, the live-action Mulan bombed.
The same thing happened with Cruella, the origin story of 101 Dalmatians, which grossed $233.5 million in 2021. The new version of The Little Mermaid taken 32 days to make $500 million, while Jon Favreau’s The Lion King made the same amount in just 10 days.
And let’s not even talk about the 2022 reboot of Pinocchio by Robert Zemeckis, which stars Tom Hanks yet was still dumped upon Disney+ alongside a loud thud.
The Experts In Branding Said That She Attacks How The Love Story Is Shown In The 1937 Movie:
The branding experts talk about what Zegler said over the weekend, when she said she didn’t like how the 1937 movie told the story of White and the Prince’s love.
“Well, you know, the first comic came out during 1937, which is pretty obvious. “Her love story alongside a guy who actually stalks her is a big part of the story,” Zegler said.
“We took an alternate approach to what I’m sure many of people will think is a tale of love, just because we put a great guy, Andrew Burnap, in the movie.
i love you very much. forever and ever. remember to be kind. treat each other with patience and empathy. remember that you are loved unconditionally, no matter your mistakes, no matter your misunderstandings. you deserve it. you deserve love. you deserve to live without fear. x
— rachel zegler (she/her/hers) (@rachelzegler) August 12, 2023
The Seven Dwarfs Were Also Played By People Who Were Not Dwarfs:
It’s the kind of thing that I believe everyone will have an idea of what it’s about, but it’s not about an affair at all, so it’s really, really great,” she says.
“No one will know for sure if she falls in love or not until 2024. All the parts with Andrew could be cut. Who can say? “Hollywood, baby!”
The Seven Dwarfs were played by a bunch of people who were not dwarfs. Disney says that it casts people of normal size as dwarfs to avoid insulting stereotypes.
In The Movie, The “Seven Dwarfs” Are Described As “Magical Creatures.”:
In fact, the company says the “Seven Dwarfs” will be called “Magical Creatures” in the movie for the same reason.
“We didn’t want the original animation movie to reinforce stereotypes, so we’re adopting a different approach regarding these seven figures and talking to people in the dwarfism community.
“After a long time in development, we’re looking forward to telling you more as the film goes into production,” a Disney representative informed The Hollywood Reporter in the past.
When Will Snow White Be Coming Out?
On March 22, 2024, the movie comes out. And Disney hopes that “Bud Lighting” companies with unpopular political messages by buying their products is no longer a trend.
In 2023, people turned down Disney movies, which cost the company $900 million. Also, Bud Light as well as Targe lost market value because of their social and political messages.
Trailer For Snow White:
John Carter Made $284 Million At The Box Office, But It Cost $306 Million To Make:
One good idea is that Disney’s love of remakes came from the huge failure of John Carter, a space opera inspired by a niche Edgar Rice Burroughs book that came out in 2012 and became one of the largest bombs in history.
It only made $284 million upon a budget of $306 million, so it lost $200 million as well as caused Disney’s stock price to drop by 1%. Also, it led to the exit of studio head Rich Ross, who was a favorite of Disney CEO Bob Iger at the time.