Gal Gadot is in final talks to star as the Evil Queen in Disney’s ‘Snow White’ film. Deadline confirmed that Gadot is in final negotiations to play in Disney’s live-action adaptation of Snow White, the one that started it all for the studio’s legendary slate of animated features. The film will be directed by Marc Webb (The Amazing Spider-Man, 500 Days of Summer) and Marc Platt to produce. Production is expected to start in 2022.
“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” is a cartoon of the ’90s which is Based on the Brothers Grimm fairytale, follows an orphaned princess living with her Evil Queen stepmother who attempts to poison her. With the help of seven dwarfs, Snow White escapes the queen and eventually finds love, living happily ever after.. it was Disney’s first animated cartoon series and become a huge success for the studio.
While the casting for Snow White was extensive, studio executives were constantly on the lookout for Gadot to play the character that began it all when it came to iconic Disney villains. Gadot was also fascinated by the prospect of working with actresses such as Angelina Jolie and Cate Blanchett, who had previously played classic Disney villains. This week, a contract was finalized after scheduling issues were resolved.