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‘Mulan’ Cinematographer Mandy Walker Joins Disney’s ’Snow White’

If you enjoyed how 2020’s live-action adaptation of Mulan was shot, then you’ll be happy with Disney’s live-action adaptation of Snow White.

Mandy Walker, who served as the cinematographer on Disney’s Mulan remake will now serve as the cinematographer on Snow White, which is starting production next week in London. Walker will work in conjunction with director Marc Webb in bringing Walt Disney’s first animated film to life.

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Walker has had a long career in the business working on high-profile projects including Hidden Figures, The Mountain Between Us, and Australia. She most recently worked on the upcoming Elvis biopic starring Austin Butler and Tom Hanks.

Rachel Zegler stars as Disney’s first princess alongside Andrew Burnap as the Jonathan, a new character created for the film, and Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot as the Evil Queen. Musical rehearsals took place earlier this year, while the film is expected to shoot next week in London. 

Snow White will be directed by Webb (500 Days of Summer, Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man films), while Marc Platt (La La Land) will produce. La La Land‘s Benj Pasek and Justin Paul will also be working on providing the music for the film, reportedly helping to expand on the story and score from the original classic. Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) also wrote a recent draft of the script.