Universal bounced back from the Battleship debacle with a surprisingly strong opening weekend from Snow White and the Huntsman. The Rupert Sanders dark take on the classic fairy tale managed an estimated $56.3 million despite lukewarm pre-release tracking which pointed to something closer to $45 million.
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Blood, death, and romance intertwine in this updated tale which, oddly enough, is the story of neither Snow White nor the Huntsman, but rather a poisonous, nefarious Queen named Ravenna (Charlize Theron). But is it worth shelling out $10 for? Read Sam’s review after the jump!
Take a look at the new posters for the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man (July 3), as well as three new character posters for Snow White and The Huntsman (June 1). We also have our first look at Amanda Seyfried in the indie biopic Lovelace with the first one-sheet for the movie.
Universal has debuted the second full-length trailer for Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman and it looks as dark, epic and visually striking as we all hoped for. You don’t want to miss seeing the dark forest and the ominous creatures populating it.
Universal has dropped a handful of excellent featurettes for Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman. If you want further proof that the movie is going to be nothing short of breathtaking in terms of imagery, you want to watch these.
Universal continues to promote Snow White and the Huntsman as a darker, grittier adaptation of the fairy tale. We are cautiously optimistic that Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and most particularly Charlize Theron will be able to make this a lot more badass and grown-up than you would expect from a traditional Snow White movie.
Universal has released two new pictures for Rupert Sanders’ Snow White and the Huntsman (via Facebook). In these, we get a good look at Chris Hemsworth and the eight dwarves as well as Charlize Theron doing her best impression of the Evil Queen. At this point, it’s fairly obvious that this particular adaptation looks more intriguing than Tarsem’s Mirror Mirror which is aimed at a much younger audience.
Battle of the Snow Whites: New Look at K-Stew in ‘Snow White And The Huntsman’; ‘Mirror Mirror’ Pushed Back
Universal and Relativity continue their tug of war over their respective adaptations of the Snow White tale. First of all, Relativity has pushed the release date for Tarsem Singh’s Mirror Mirror back two weeks from March 16th to March 30th. Also check out a new image from Snow White And The Huntsman
Kristen Stewart stars as Snow White in the fairy tale adaptation, training in the art of war with a huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) who was originally dispatched by the Evil Queen (Charlize Theron) to kill her.