Emily Blunt & Jessica Chastain to Co-Star With Chris Hemsworth in The Huntsman, Will Probably Kick His Ass
The Hollywood Reporter says both Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain have joined the cast for the prequel/spin-off of Snow White and the Hunstman, titled simply The Huntsman. Frank Darabont was previously set to direct but Cedric Nicolas-Troyan took over the project after he exited. Deadline also notes Nick Frost will return to his role of Nion.
Hemsworth and Charlize Theron are returning to play the Huntsman and Ravenna, respectively. The new film returns to the world of Snow White and the Huntsman, but focuses on the Huntsman and Ravenna’s lives before the arrival of Snow White (played by Kristen Stewart in the original). Emily Blunt will also star in the film, which is set for release on April 22, 2016.
So far, there are no details for Blunt or Chastain’s roles in the film, but here’s hoping two of our candidates for Marvel’s Captain Marvel film will get the action they so richly deserve.