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Disney announces new live-action Snow White musical
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Disney announces new live-action Snow White musical

Disney is to release a new live-action Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs musical. 

According to VarietyThe Girl On The Train sceenwriter Erin Cressida Wilson is in talks to write the script for the new movie, while the studio is also in discussion with Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the songwriters behind the tracks on the hugely acclaimed La La Land

In addition, Marc Platt, who is currently overseeing the long-awaited big screen adaptation of Wicked, is on board to produce. There is no star or director attached at this stage. 

Snow White joins a long list of beloved Disney animations which are being remade as live-action movies, following 2014's Maleficent and last year's box office smash Cinderella. 

Live action versions of Pinnochio, Mulan, Dumbo, Prince Charming, The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Winnie The Pooh and Cruella are in development, while a new telling of Beauty And The Beast will be in cinemas in early 2017. 

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