According to a story in the Hollywood Reporter, Disney is developing a live-action ‘Snow White’ film penned by screenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson.
The movie will include new songs, with songwriters Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, who most recently wrote the lyrics for La La Land, attached to compose the new music. Marc Platt, who also is working with Disney on Mary Poppins Returns, will produce. Disney has been on a roll with its new takes on its animated classics, including such successes as Maleficent, The Jungle Book and Cinderella.
The studio’s next live-action fairytale release will be Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson, and is also developing a live-action version of Mulan for a 2018 release, and has brought back a live-action Aladdin and The Lion King are also is in the works.