Snow White and Elio feel the negative impacts of the SAG-AFTRA strike as both Disney productions are postponed up until 2025.
- Disney’s live-action remake of Snow White, starring Rachel Zegler, has actually been postponed a year due to the SAG-AFTRA strike.
- Zegler, who got popularity from West Side Story, will likewise star in The Appetite Games prequel.
- Pixar’s Elio is likewise postponed to 2025, contributing to the list of Disney movies impacted by the strike.
Audiences will need to wait to hear starlet Rachel Zegler’s analysis of the Snow White character whistling while she works. Disney’s live-action remake of the animated classic Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs (1937) is yet another in a long line of movies feeling the impacts of the Screen Cast Guild-American Federation of Tv and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) strike. Initially slated to highlight next spring’s lineup of films, Disney has actually postponed Snow White nearly a whole year!
Snow White was initially set to open in theaters on March 22, 2024, now the Zegler and Gal Gadot-led production will not drop up until March 21, 2025. Zegler’s meteoric increase to fame started after starring as Maria in Steven Spielberg’s 2021 remake of West Side Story The starlet then landed a supporting function in the DC superhero follow up Shazam: Fury of the Gods! Zegler will likewise star in the extremely expected prequel The Appetite Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes this November.
And while lots of stars have actually been silenced from promoting their work throughout the SAG-AFTRA strike, the studio (Lionsgate) behind The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes has actually reached an interim arrangement. That suggests Zegler and her Appetite Games co-stars will have the ability to participate in the red carpet best and promote the photo.
Pixar’s Elio is Likewise Postponed an Entire Year
Snow White will include a live-action, Silver Screen face-off in between Rachel Zegler’s titular character and Gal Gadot’s variation of the Evil Queen. Sadly, Disney fans will need to wait up until the spring of 2025 to lastly see the film. And director Adrian Molina’s animated, sci-fi adventure Elio is likewise another Disney endeavor being bumped to 2025. The Pixar production was initially slated for release on March 1, 2024, however Elio will not drop in theaters now up until June 13, 2025.
The Alliance of Movie and Tv Producers (AMPTP) was set up to consult with SAG-AFTRA today (Tuesday, October 31). However, at the time of this writing, there hasn’t been any word in regard to the arise from the sit-down. An unnamed studio source stated (per Deadline):
There’s a great deal of commonalities now, and we are developing on that.
On the other hand, another source near to the guild likewise informed Due date in the exact same report:
Information still need to be identified, however we’re heading in the ideal instructions.
With the resolution of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) strike, ideally the SAG-AFTRA conflict is nearing an end, too. However up until that time formally comes, films like Snow White and Elio still deal with the possibility of sustaining prolonged hold-ups when it concerns their particular theatrical releases.