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kristen is the fairest of them ALL! yeah
supah excited na din ako dito....lalo na sa BRIT accent. whew~! peanuts lang yan kay kristen di ba
Snow White gets an epic spin with 'Huntsman'
By Brian Truitt, USA TODAY
What if Snow White was less tweety birds and more Lord of the Rings?
That's the kind of scale and epic story Universal Studios is planning for its entry in the Show White cinematic sweepstakes, Snow White and the Huntsman. The other film jockeying for fairy-tale position next year: Tarsem Singh's untitled Snow White project.
Universal's was the first out of the gate with a panel presentation at Comic-Con yesterday, with director Rupert Sanders talking about the film — which begins filming next week — with his main cast members: Sam Claflin as the Prince, Thor's Chris Hemsworth as the Huntsman, Charlize Theron as the evil Queen (she of the magic mirror and poison apple) and Twilight star Kristen Stewart.
Sanders, who's mostly directed commercials up to this point, presented concept art for each character, including Stewart decked out in armor, sword and shield as Snow White, warrior princess.
"She's the people's leader and not heavy-handed (but) sincere," Stewart said. "She doesn't let her mind get in the way of doing things she feels strongly about."
Sanders originally wanted an unknown to star, but then saw a way to break Stewart out of the Twilight mold the same way he's putting a spin on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale: In this, the Huntsman is ordered to kill Snow White, but then becomes her protector against the Queen.
"What's extraordinary is it's a story that's in all of our hearts," Sanders said. "It's a part of who we are. It's a very complex way of dealing with mortality."
Hemsworth confirms the grittier take on the story, and feels lucky to land another strong fantasy character. "My initial gut instinct was, yeah, this sounds like fun. So I signed up. There was no else left," he quipped, a reference to the fact that Hugh Jackman, Viggo Mortensen and Joel Edgerton were all attached to the role in some fashion before him.
The dwarves are in the movie, too, played by Eddie Marsan, Bob Hoskins, Stephen Graham, Eddie Izzard, Ray Winstone, Ian McShane, Toby Jones and Nick Frost. "They're my East End dwarves," Sanders said. "This is my desperation to make a war movie. This is my SAS squad of British actors."
Why eight instead of the usual seven? "There are a few great lines when one of them gets killed," Sanders teased.
The cast members have only had a plane ride and a photo shoot to get to know each other, but they've already mastered the witty banter.
When Stewart joked that "I'm the fairest in the land and I have a really good heart," Hemsworth responded, "You like apples as well. You had like seven on the plane." And Claflin mentioned that his prince "is not necessarily as charming as one would hope," which prompted this Hemsworth nugget: "You're pretty charming, mate."
Theron also talked about her take on the queen. While she starts off as a "bad person," the Oscar-winner said it's important to understand what drove her to where she is.
"Trust me, she's dark. I'm preparing to play a serial killer. Watch out, Kristen."
Snow White and the Huntsman: 5 things to get excited about
By Emma Badame
There are two big-screen versions of Snow White currently set to make their way to the big screen in the next twelve months. You'd think one would be enough but hey, what's better than one? Two! Remember the year of Armageddon and Deep Impact? Or Dante's Peak and Volcano? Good times. So what makes Snow White and the Huntsman stand out from the rest of the pack? Filming hasn't yet begun on the production but the cast and filmmakers - including Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Sam Claflin, director Rupert Sanders, and producer Joe Roth - set out to show and tell a rapt Hall H audience what they can expect.
Check out the 5 reasons we're excited for Snow White and the Huntsman - along with some first look images!
1. This one's a darker fairytale.
Yup. Producer Roth explained what he feels in the difference between the two dueling versions of Snow White: "Ours is on the scale of The Lord of the Rings. Theirs looks... softer." Then the actors took over, speaking to the seriousness of this version compared to those of the past with Theron describing her version of the Queen as "dark. She's a serial killer." As for Snow White herself? Stewart told the crowd she's a prisoner who becomes a sword-wielding heroine. But are they worried about the competition? Not really. Roth pointed out that in the year of Deep Impact and Armageddon, studies showed that if you'd seen one movie, you were more likely to actually head out and see the second. Basically, if you're a fan of the subject matter, you're a fan...full stop.
2. Though the film is serious, the cast is decidedly not.
Though both Stewart and Theron are known on-screen as fairly seriously ladies, the two were in a real joking mood on Stage in Hall H. In response to a question about their mood tendencies on set, Stewart advised her fellow actors, "Be careful because I take myself incredibly seriously." Without missing a beat, Theron jumped in to one-up her younger cast mate, "Well, I'm an Oscar winner. I'm very method. I'll be calling you Snow White all the time." And when it came time to answer questions about the required stunts and action sequences, Stewart deadpanned: "I'm not good at stunts...don't know why I'm doing this [movie] really." Not to be outdone, Chris Hemsworth feigned sobbing when a fan's poorly worded question made it seem like the studio had offered the Huntsman role to a ton of other actors, only to go with Hemsworth because the rest had turned them down. "You mean, everyone else turned it down and I was all that was left?" Theron patted his arm while he bemoaned, "They even offered it to Charlize."
3. Rupert Sanders.
Though many of the on-stage talent was very familiar to audiences in attendance, the director of the piece is a virtual unknown. A Brit largely known in the industry for his stand-out commercials (mini-movies, really) for brands like Halo, Monster.com, and Call of Duty, the producers thought his vision would be perfect for their darker, more emotional epic fairytale. And if the concept footage shown to the crowd was any indication, tone-wise, they're not wrong. With a stylistic, hyper-reality look, men on horseback charging through forests, and a clearly evil queen who turns into a flock of crows? "This is not a little girl sitting by a well with little tweety birds," promised Sanders. We're convinced.
4. These dwarves are from East London, naturally.
Sanders makes his feature-film debut with Snow White but he let the crowd in on a little secret: he's always wanted to start with a war film. Though the film looks to contain some serious action and adventure, he made up for the change in subject matter by casting (what he referred to as) his perfect British acting SAS squad as the eight (!) dwarves. There's no sign of Dopey or Sneezy here, just brute force and intelligence in the form of Nick Frost, Ray Winstone, Toby Jones, Ian McShane, Bob Hoskins, Eddie Marsan, and Stephen Graham.
5. Kristen Stewart looks ready for battle.
The film is set to go into production in the next few weeks, so the concept scenes were all the filmmakers were able to bring, footage-wise, but there were more visuals in store. Audience members were treated to brand new images of the characters in their costumes, courtesy of Oscar-winner Colleen Atwood. From Hemsworth as the rough and tumble Huntsman to Sam Claflin in his shining, Princely armour to Charlize in black and silver with a more-menacing-than-Disney collar to Stewart with her own impressive suit of armour, we saw them all.
New EW-SWATH Portrait of Kristen and Charlize Theron- Scan
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Kristen Stewart Touches Down in London Solo
Kristen Stewart wore a gray hoodie this morning when she touched down at London's Heathrow airport. She headed to England after a few weeks in California. Kristen was in LA to prep for her upcoming role in Snow White and the Huntsman.