Continuing its trend of spinning animated classics into live-action movies, Disney is now developing a second installment of its first fully animated feature film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.”
This time, Snow White’s sister Rose Red will make her way to the big screen as the lead of the film. The new Disney project is pitched by Evan Daugherty based on a script by Justin Merz.
The film aims to insert Rose Red into Snow White’s fairy tale. Fans will see her with the seven dwarfs in an epic adventure to wake Snow White from the curse of a death-like sleep.
Although Rose Red is pegged to be Snow White’s estranged sister, SlashFilm writes that unlike the usual Disney live action films like “Cinderella” or “Maleficent,” Rose Red is a character who didn’t exist in the original story.
Variety writes that Rose Red is a character that appeared in “Grimms’ Fairy Tales” in an adventure that had no relation to the more well-known “Snow White and the Seven Dwarves” fairy tale that inspired the classic Disney animated film.
Although the film originally had nothing to do with Snow White, Daugherty made a revision to make it a “companion piece” to the Disney classic tale.
This “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” sequel is one of Disney’s live-action films that will reinterpret beloved animated classics.
Currently in development are “Genies” that focuses on the Genie and will serve as an “Aladdin” prequel and “Prince Charming” that will focus on one of Disney’s prince charming (still unclear if the character in question will be from “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” or “Cinderella”).
E! reports that as of now Disney had no immediate comment.