Lily Collins, the daughter of singer Phil Collins whose breakout role came as the daughter of Sandra Bullock’s character in The Blind Side, has been tapped to play the coveted role of Snow White in Relativity Media’s modern retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, the company said tonight. She joins Armie Hammer as Prince Andrew Alcott and Julia Roberts as the evil queen in the Tarsem Singh-directed feature, which has begun preproduction ahead of a planned May shoot. The film already has a release date: June 29, 2012. That’s before a competing Snow White project — Universal’s Snow White and the Huntsman, which stars Kristen Stewart in the title role alongside Charlize Theron — which has a Dec. 21 bow slated.
Collins next appears in Sony’s Priest, opposite Paul Bettany, which bows May 13. She also stars in John Singleton’s Abduction opposite Taylor Lautner, slated to be released Sept. 23.