Lawrence Takes On Snow White

Francis Lawrence (“Constantine,” “I Am Legend”) will direct Disney Pictures new live-action, re-imagination of the classic “Snow White” fairy tale says The Hollywood Reporter.

The fantasy adventure centers on a British girl raised in 19th century Hong Kong. When she realizes her destiny is to conquer an evil force, she must prepare to fight by being trained by seven Shaolin monks.

Originally penned by Josh Harmon and Scott Elder, and presently re-written by Scott Moore and Jon Lucas, a 2008 start of shooting in China is planned.

Scott Rudin and Andrew Gunn are producing, Yuen Woon-ping will act as the fight choreographer on the movie.