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THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER’S WAR reveals four character posters

Universal Pictures has released a 15-second trailer tease and four character posters for The Huntsman Winter’s War, featuring the returning Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth (as the Evil Queen Ravenna and The Huntsman Eric, respectively), as well as introductory looks at both Jessica Chastain’s Warrior Sara and Emily Blunt’s Ice Queen Freya.

Jessica Chastain joins Snow White and the Huntsman sequel

Two-time Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain (The Help, Zero Dark Thirty) has, according to a story today at Deadline, joined the cast of Universal Pictures’ Untitled Snow White and the Huntsman spinoff. Although her specific role has not yet been revealed, she joins the returning Chris Hemsworth (Marvel’s The Avengers, Blackhat) and Charlize Theron (Young Adult, Mad Max: Fury Road) as well as the recently-announced Emily Blunt (Into the Woods, Edge of Tomorrow), who is set to play the story’s villain. Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, who served as a visual effects supervisor on the first film, will be making his feature film directing debut.

Emily Blunt in talks for The Huntsman as director Frank Darabont departs

Production is set to begin soon on Universal Pictures’ Untitled Snow White and the Huntsman spinoff, although The Hollywood Reporter today brings word that Frank Darabont (The Shawshank Redemption, The Mist) is no longer attached to helm. Thing are looking up on the casting side of things, however, as the outlet reports that Emily Blunt (Into The Woods, Looper) is eyeing a role as the film’s villain.

Frank Darabont in talks to helm ‘The Huntsman’, starring Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron

Frank Darabont is in talks to direct Universal’s The Huntsman, a spin-off of the 2012 release Snow White and the Huntsman. Thor and Avengers star Chris Hemsworth is returning as the title character along with Charlize Theron, who played the villain in the first film, which was directed by Rupert Sanders and earned almost $400 million worldwide. Kristen Stewart is not expected to return as Snow White. If she does, it would most likely just be a cameo.

Snow White tops US weekend Box Office; MIB3 pushed to second

  Despite increasing fears that it might turn out to be another fizzle at the box office, Snow White And The Huntsman proved a little more resilient, snagging first place in the US this weekend with a decent $56.2 million. That forced Men In Black 3 down to second place, with the threequel earning $29.3 million in its second weekend, a relatively small drop of 46%. In third, current chart cash champ The Avengers scored $20.2 million despite having been out for five weeks. The movie is now up to $552.7 million in America and is the third highest grossing film in the worldwide rankings. Fourth place went to Battleship with $4.8 million and The Dictator rounds out the top five with $4.7 million. Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest has now made $50.8 million in the US. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel continued to show real power among the indie releases, adding more cinemas and jumping back up the charts to sixth and $4.6 million. That put it ahead of What To Expect When You’re Expecting, which held on to seventh with $4.4 million and Dark Shadows, which fell …