Disney’s Live-Action Snow White Set Catches on Fire


The set for the live-action version of Disney’s ‘Snow White’ film has caught on fire at Pinewood Studios in the UK at the Richard Attenborough Stage. Maybe Disney should just stop while they are ahead.

Thankfully no one was injured and filming had not yet started on the project. But since the sets are mainly wood and thatched roof materials, they went up easily.

Twitter account @Tobyrolph posted the fire to the social media outlet:


The Sun had talked to some witnesses and this is what they said:

A set made up of a lot of wood, and trees etc. was currently being built in the Richard Attenborough stage. Rumor is a piece of set has caught alight and spread across the rest of the set. Six fire engines from local stations have arrived and currently tackling the fire. Some crew in the studio were shaken but evacuated without injury.”

Another witness stated:

It was just mental. I didn’t see it start but I was told first a tree went up. By the time I got there the flames were massive, going right up to the ceiling. Then bits of the set started falling into flames and the thatched cottage started lighting up.”

This mishap comes after the controversy Disney has faced controversy around ‘Snow White’ with some calling out the ending with the unconscious princess being kissed without her permission and then Peter Dinklage made some comments about dwarf representation that created a PR storm in the media and dwarf actor communities.

At the end of the day people are mostly tired of the live-action remakes/reboots. This particular story is a hot potato of topics wrapped in potential calamity that is buried in a social media mine field. Now the sets caught fire. Maybe it’s time to just call this one quits?

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Source: The Sun

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