Sunday, 24 July 2011

2011 Comic-Con: 'Snow White & Huntsman'

post thumbnail Deadline Comic-Con film correspondent Luke Y Thompson files: The panel for this nearly-in-production fairy tale from Universal brought in some enthusiastic crowds.�Director Rupert Sanders, producers Joe Roth and Palak Patel came out first.�Joe Roth thought it was important to take a property everybody knows and has an emotional connection to, using new techniques. It's� ?backwards engineering? from the Tim Burton ALICE IN WONDERLAND. Patel claimed that if the�brothers Grimm were alive today, they'd be proud of this movie. Bold claim.�Roth says that this movie has the scale of LORD OF THE RINGS; dismisses�concerns about similar movies by saying that nobody remembers Tom Hanks in BIG�was the fifth body-swapping movie. A reel was shown of Sanders' commercials for CALL OF DUTY,�, and HALO 3. All clever and cinematic. He wanted to make a war� movie, but said SNOW WHITE� will have a�large scale, and battles with exploding black knights. ?It's not a little girl sitting by a well followed by tweety birds? Actors on the panel included: Sam Claflin (the dorky missionary from PIRATES OF THE�CARIBBEAN 4) as the prince, Chris Hemsworth as the huntsman, Charlize Theron as the Queen, Kristen Stewart as Snow White. Theron described her queen as a serial killer, grounded in�reality, and that this movie takes the ... Read More »


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