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Chris Hemsworth Confirmed For Male Lead In 'Snow White and the Huntsman'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • May 10, 2011 1:17 AM
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We Hear He Used A Felt-Tip Pen Sign His Contract Update: "Thor" has grossed a whopping $283 million worldwide. Chris Hemsworth was smart enough to wait and see if the picture was a hit before he signed on for "Snow White and the Huntsman" because he had already been in talks before the movie opened. Now, as you suspected, he's got the gig.

Sam Claflin Gets Princely Role In 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 4, 2011 7:26 AM
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While the search is still ongoing for the huntsman, Universal has found their prince for the upcoming "Snow White and the Huntsman."

Chris Hemsworth 71st Actor Eyed For Lead In 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 2, 2011 7:10 AM
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Try as they might, Rupert Sanders and Universal just can't seem to lock down a lead for "Snow White and the Huntsman." Top shelf guys like Viggo Mortensen and Hugh Jackman have passed, while on-the-rise folks like Joel Edgerton have been mentioned to join Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron in the film. They seem to be vacillating between a name brand and a fresher face, and it looks like they hope to get the best out of both worlds with their latest choice.

Tony Gilroy Wants Joel Edgerton For 'The Bourne Legacy'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 21, 2011 8:33 AM
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Studio Eyes James McAvoy Or Shia LaBeouf But May Want Aussie Actor For 'Snow White & The Huntsman'Aussie actor Joel Edgerton is on the cusp of making a major mark in Hollywood. The 36-year-old actor has never been lacking for work. Acclaimed turns in "The Square" and "Animal Kingdom" put him firmly on the Hollywood radar and 2011 is already shaping up to be a helluva year as he's already set for the Tom Hardy MMA flick "Warrior" and the big budget "The Thing" prequel. He's also currently filming the indie flick "The Odd Life of Timothy Green." All that's left for the actor to solidify his place among the top leading men is a franchise, and it looks like he's got a couple to choose from.

Hugh Jackman Passes On 'Snow White And The Huntsman'; Amy Adams Won't Be In 'Rock Of Ages'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 13, 2011 7:06 AM
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Things aren't in a good place right now for Universal's "Snow White And The Huntsman." Their competitors over at Relativity already have Julia Roberts and Lily Collins ready to go in the Tarsem directed Snow White movie that's going to hit theaters on June 29, 2012—six months before Universal's entry. With Viggo Mortensen already having moved on, last week it was reported that the studio was talking to the now available Hugh Jackman to take on the part, but it appears those efforts have gone unrewarded.

Will Hugh Jackman Trade In His 'Wolverine' Claws For 'Snow White And The Huntsman'?

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 6, 2011 6:15 AM
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It was bound to happen, and we're surprised it didn't happen sooner. But with "The Wolverine" now on hold thanks to the double whammy of Darren Aronofsky bailing on the film and the ongoing aftereffects of the devastating earthquake in Japan where the film was set to shoot, Universal are hoping they can take advantage of Hugh Jackman's downtime and get him to star in their developing Snow White movie.

Viggo Mortensen Looks To Have Dropped Out Of 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • March 25, 2011 11:27 AM
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We're kind of loving Viggo Mortensen at the moment. Despite coming to career ascension with "The Lord Of The Rings" films, the 52-year-old actor always seemed uncomfortable in tentpoles and super-budgeted films, instead choosing to use his post-'LOTR' fame to carefully attach himself to more interesting and thoughtful work like his trio of David Croneberg films ("A History of Violence," "Eastern Promises" and the upcoming "A Dangerous Method"), John Hillcoat's "The Road" and forthcoming Walter Salles adaptation of "On The Road."

Kristen Stewart Set For 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 4, 2011 7:59 AM
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First, she loomed large as a potential lead” and last month was "in negotations." Now it's pretty much crossing the finish line as Deadline reports that producer Palek Patel has tweeted that Kristen Stewart is now in "final negotiations" to join "Snow White and the Huntsman." So yeah, at this point, she's in the damn film.

Kristen Stewart Now In Negotiations For 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 3, 2011 1:16 AM
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You gotta love who how careful everybody around "Snow White And The Huntsman" are being about Kristen Stewart taking on the titular role. Last week actress "loomed large as a potential lead" and now it seems things have taken one tiny step closer to Stewart locking the lead role.

Updated: Kristen Stewart Sought & Viggo Mortensen In Talks For 'Snow White And The Huntsman'

  • By Edward Davis
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  • January 27, 2011 2:02 AM
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Emily Browning Has Also Tested For Snow White RoleUpdate: Deadline reports that Kristen Stewart "looms large as a potential lead" in the role of Snow White in "Snow White And The Huntsman." But nothing is quite certain as Emily Browning -- set to appear in Zack Snyder's forthcoming "Sucker Punch" -- tested for the role last week, according to THR.

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