‘Snow White and the Huntsman’ Sequel Gets New Title

The Huntsman Winter's War
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“The Huntsman” has been given a new, more militant title.

The follow-up to 2012’s “Snow White and the Huntsman” will henceforth be known as “The Huntsman Winter’s War.” The new film hits theaters on April 22, where it faces off against the Warner Bros. comedy “Keanu,” which is written by Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele.

The fantasy adventure ditches original star Kristen Stewart (who made headlines and broke a million tween hearts for getting caught cheating on Robert Pattinson with director Rupert Sanders), but does bring back Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron. They are joined by Jessica Chastain and Emily Blunt. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan takes over directing duties from Sanders.

Blunt plays Theron’s sister, who flees their kingdom after suffering a betrayal. She gains the ability to freeze any enemy, becoming an ice queen who holes up in a wintery palace. Hemsworth and Chastain play her trusted lieutenants. But they run afoul of their queen when they refuse to follow orders and harden their hearts to love. The whole thing sounds like “Frozen” with battle scenes.

The first “Huntsman” movie was a moderate success, grossing $396.6 million on a $170 million production budget.

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  1. I appreciate the info. I must say the movie was awesome thank you all involved.

  2. CelluloidFan35mm says:

    This looks to be an even bigger piece of garbage than Snow White and the Huntsman despite the new cast and the return of Theron and Hemsworth.

    It looks to be a paycheck movie for everyone involved.

  3. guest says:

    how long some Variety reporters will talk about the scandal that happened years ago?What does it mean ”broke a milion tween hearts”?This caused divorce because Sanders was married and father of two kids but you as middle aged man doesn’t care about it.I’m sure if your wife cheated on you your ”poor” heart would be broken.I’m waiting for articles about Woody Allen in which I can read that he was accused of sexual abuse because for some reasons this iformation is not mentioned.

  4. therealeverton says:

    Well I’m not sure if it is as focussed as the first film (And Snow Queen existed before Frozen you know) but I loved the first film, full of great concepts and a magnificently insane Theron. The cast is even better this time, so hopefully it will be an even better film.

  5. M. says:

    ‘The whole thing sounds like “Frozen” with battle scenes’ – and a title borrowed from Marvel, and posters borrowed from LOTR…

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