Film & TV

Disney Responds to Peter Dinklage's Criticism on 'Snow White' Live-Action Remake

The ‘Game of Thrones’ actor questions the film’s depiction of dwarfs.

2,461 Hypes

Disney Responds to Peter Dinklage's Criticism on 'Snow White' Live-Action Remake

The ‘Game of Thrones’ actor questions the film’s depiction of dwarfs.

With Disney pumping out movie after movie, a Snow White remake was inevitable, and with the forthcoming release of the live-action version of the classic film, Game of Thrones’ actor Peter Dinklage is not happy that the Disney princess and her dwarfs are making their way into present day.

After West Side Story‘s star Rachel Zegler was cast as the lead in Snow White, the Emmy-winning actor appeared on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast where he shared his thoughts, saying, “Literally no offence to anyone, but I was a little taken aback when they were very proud to cast a Latina actress as Snow White — but you’re still telling the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Take a step back and look at what you’re doing there. It makes no sense to me. You’re progressive in one way, but then you’re still making that f-cking backward story about seven dwarfs living in a cave together? What the f-ck are you doing, man? Have I done nothing to advance the cause from my soapbox? I guess I’m not loud enough.”

Disney responded to Dinklage’s strong words, asserting that its team behind the live-action remake of Snow White plans to include the dwarfism community in the film’s production. In a statement to The Hollywood Reporter, a representative stated, “To avoid reinforcing stereotypes from the original animated film, we are taking a different approach with these seven characters and have been consulting with members of the dwarfism community. We look forward to sharing more as the film heads into production after a lengthy development period.”

Read Full Article
Text By
Share this article

What to Read Next

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Euphoria' Star Storm Reid
Culture 

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Euphoria' Star Storm Reid

She’s been acting since she was a toddler.
43,583 Hypes

Brandon Blackwood Releases New Collection of Ombré Salvator Lizard Handbags
Fashion

Brandon Blackwood Releases New Collection of Ombré Salvator Lizard Handbags

The iconic purses are the perfect accessory.
1,680 Hypes

Kim Kardashian Addresses Rumors of an Alleged Second Sex Tape With Ex Ray J
Entertainment

Kim Kardashian Addresses Rumors of an Alleged Second Sex Tape With Ex Ray J

After Kanye West claimed he personally retrieved more footage.
2,974 Hypes

Zendaya and Tom Holland Are No Longer Hiding Their Love
Entertainment

Zendaya and Tom Holland Are No Longer Hiding Their Love

The couple take a stroll near the ‘Spider-Man’ actor’s home.
43,138 Hypes

Nike Flips the Air Jordan 1 Mid for the "Inside Out"
Footwear

Nike Flips the Air Jordan 1 Mid for the "Inside Out"

Inverted details take over the latest AJ1.
3,879 Hypes

How To Recreate Maddy's Mugler-Inspired Nails From 'Euphoria'
Beauty

How To Recreate Maddy's Mugler-Inspired Nails From 'Euphoria'

The show’s nail art is always on point.
7,810 Hypes

Have Better Sex as a Bottom With Help From This TikTok Chef
Sex & Dating

Have Better Sex as a Bottom With Help From This TikTok Chef

Recipes that will get you in the mood.
4,719 Hypes

6 Spring-Ready Nike Air Max 95s to Shop Right Now
Footwear 

6 Spring-Ready Nike Air Max 95s to Shop Right Now

Build out your rotation with the classic runner.
12,766 Hypes

Steve Carell and John Krasinski To Star in a Film Together Since Working on 'The Office'
Film & TV

Steve Carell and John Krasinski To Star in a Film Together Since Working on 'The Office'

Like ‘Threat Level Midnight’ but better.
3,652 Hypes

Did Paris Hilton Inspire Julia Fox's Fashion Week Makeup?
Beauty

Did Paris Hilton Inspire Julia Fox's Fashion Week Makeup?

The resemblance is uncanny.
3,421 Hypes

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Keep updated on the latest news.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Looks like you’re using an ad-blocker

We charge advertisers instead of our readers. Support us by whitelisting our site.

Whitelist Us

How to Whitelist Us

screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Under “Pause on this site” click “Always”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlock Plus icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Block ads on – This website” switch off the toggle to turn it from blue to gray.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the AdBlocker Ultimate icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Switch off the toggle to turn it from “Enabled on this site” to “Disabled on this site”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the Ghostery icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the “Ad-Blocking” button at the bottom. It will turn gray and the text above will go from “ON” to “OFF”.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the UBlock Origin icon in the browser extension area in the upper right-hand corner.
  2. Click on the large blue power icon at the top.
  3. When it turns gray, click the refresh icon that has appeared next to it or click the button below to continue.
screenshot
  1. Click the icon of the ad-blocker extension installed on your browser.You’ll usually find this icon in the upper right-hand corner of your screen. You may have more than one ad-blocker installed.
  2. Follow the instructions for disabling the ad blocker on the site you’re viewing.You may have to select a menu option or click a button.
  3. Refresh the page or click the button below to continue.