The release of Disney’s Snow White live-action remake has been pushed back by a year amid an ongoing Hollywood strike.
According to the Hollywood Reporter, the film, starring Rachel Zegler, has had its release delayed from March 22, 2024, to March 21, 2025.
This comes as the actors strike in Hollywood has stretched past 100 days. Disney CEO Bob Iger as well as other Hollywood CEOs told SAG-AFTRA “that the deadline is all but upon them in terms of having to decide which films to push if the two sides can’t come to a resolution,” the outlet reports.
Sources told the outlet that the deadline is the first week of November.
Zegler has received backlash for comments she made about the 1937 Disney animated classic based on the Grimm Brothers tale, saying that the new version would have a “modern edge.”
When asked about it, she said “I just mean that it’s no longer 1937. And we absolutely wrote a Snow White that’s not going to be shaped by the prince, and she’s not going to be dreaming about true love, she’s going to be dreaming about becoming the leader she knows she can be, and the leader that her