Peter Dinklage blasts Disney for remaking Snow White

‘You’re making that f***ing backwards story about seven dwarfs living in a cave together’: Peter Dinklage blasts Disney for remaking Snow White while being ‘proud to cast a Latina actress’ in the lead role

Peter Dinklage is expressing his displeasure towards Disney for remaking their 1937 animated classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

The studio has cast West Side Story breakout star Rachel Zegler as Snow White, though Dinklage, 52, blasted the studio for telling this ‘backwards’ story.

The actor was promoting his new movie Cyrano on the WTF podcast with Marc Maron where they were discussing ‘wokeness’ when he discussed the Snow White reboot.

Displeasure: Peter Dinklage is expressing his displeasure towards Disney for remaking their 1937 animated classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Backwards: The studio has cast West Side Story breakout star Rachel Zegler as Snow White, though Dinklage, 52, blasted the studio for telling this ‘backwards’ story

‘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. You’re still telling the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,’ Dinklage began.

‘Take a step back and look at what you’re doing there. It makes no sense to me,’ Dinklage added. 

‘You’re progressive in one way and you’re still making that f***ing backwards story about seven dwarfs living in a cave together, what the f*** are you doing man?’ he added.

Taken aback: ‘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. You’re still telling the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,’ Dinklage began

Wrong: ‘You’re progressive in one way and you’re still making that f***ing backwards story about seven dwarfs living in a cave together, what the f*** are you doing man?’ he added

The original animated film was based on an 1812 fairy tale from The Brothers Grimm, though the dwarfs in that story lived in a cottage, not a cave.

The story has also been criticized as being ableist for portraying the dwarfs with lesser intelligence and Snow White seeing them as children. 

‘Have I done nothing to advance the cause from my soap box? I guess I’m not loud enough,’ Dinklage said.

Children: The story has also been criticized as being ableist for portraying the dwarfs with lesser intelligence and Snow White seeing them as children

Not loud: ‘Have I done nothing to advance the cause from my soap box? I guess I’m not loud enough,’ Dinklage said

He added he didn’t know what studio was remaking Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, but he recalled, ‘they were so proud of it.’

‘All love and respect to the actress and all the people who thought they were doing the right thing. But I’m just like, what are you doing?’ he added.

Dinklage has a form of dwarfism known as achondroplasia, which affects bone growth, causing him to have shorter limbs. 

So proud: He added he didn’t know what studio was remaking Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, but he recalled, ‘they were so proud of it

Dwarfism: Dinklage has a form of dwarfism known as achondroplasia, which affects bone growth, causing him to have shorter limbs

Zegler will star alongside Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen with Marc Webb directing from a script by Greta Gerwig and Erin Cressida Wilson.

Dinklage will next be seen in American Dreamer with Shirley MacLaine, Danny Glover, Matt Dillon and Danny Pudi, which is in post-production.

He has a number of projects currently filming like Hitpig, The Toxic Avenger and Brothers. 

Remake: Zegler will star alongside Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen with Marc Webb directing from a script by Greta Gerwig and Erin Cressida Wilson

Coming soon: Dinklage will next be seen in American Dreamer with Shirley MacLaine, Danny Glover, Matt Dillon and Danny Pudi, which is in post-production

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