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Frank Darabont Leaves Universal’s ‘The Huntsman’

“The Walking Dead” creator Frank Darabont has departed “The Huntsman,” Universal’s spinoff to 2012’s “Snow White and the Huntsman.”

Darabont left the project over creative differences for the fantasy action movie, which will focus on the Huntsman character Chris Hemsworth played in the original.

Universal is keeping the April 22, 2016, release date.

Joe Roth returns as a producer. “Snow White and the Huntsman” made nearly $400 million at the worldwide box office with Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Kristen Stewart starring.

The news was first reported by Deadline.com.

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