For quite some time, Disney has been developing a new live-action version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
in which the old story would get a fairly modern makeover. Michael Chabon
wrote the initial version, but the film has been tweaked a few times over the past decade with directors as disparate as Yuen Wo-ping and Francis Lawrence attached at different times.
Then something happened. Or, really, two somethings happened, as Universal ...