Andrew Burnap has joined the live-action remake of ‘Snow White’ because the male lead.
After it was revealed that Rachel Zegler will tackle the titular function because the Disney princess and Gal Gadot will play the Evil Queen in ‘500 Days of Summer’ filmmaker Marc Webb’s musical reimagining of the basic fairytale, the Tony Award-winner has boarded the solid.
However, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, the 30-year-old Broadway star is having a brand new function created for him that’s neither The Prince, nor the Huntsman.
The film will broaden on the story and music from the unique movie with Benj Pasek and Justin Paul – who wrote tracks for ‘La La Land’, ‘The Greatest Showman’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ – penning new songs for the challenge.
Production on the film – which has been in growth since 2016 – is anticipated to start this yr.
The authentic ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ – which was primarily based on the Brothers Grimm fairy story – was Disney’s first animated function movie and was first launched in 1938.
Gal, 36, had stated of touchdown the “iconic” half because the Disney villain: “Well, first of all, I’m excited about the fact that this is, like, an icon character. I’m excited to create an iconic villain character in my own voice.
“I’m very, very, very excited and looking out ahead to taking part in the Evil Queen.
“Mirror, mirror on the wall. Can’t wait!”
And Marc had stated of the 20-year-old ‘West Side Story’ star being solid as Snow: “Rachel’s extraordinary vocal abilities are just the beginning of her gifts. Her strength, intelligence and optimism will become an integral part of rediscovering the joy in this classic Disney fairy tale.”
The actress-and-singer hailed her casting as a “dream come true”.
Alongside a screenshot of the casting announcement, she wrote on Instagram: “Well… hello to a dream come true.[apple and star emojis]”
And she excitedly tweeted: “I HAVE MANIFESTED MY ENTIRE LIFE I THINK I THINK.(sic)”