‘The Huntsman’ Gets New Title, Keeps Spring Release Date

Universal’s Snow White And The Huntsman prequel has a new moniker. The studio said today that the film will be titled The Huntsman: Winter’s War. The action-adventure pic starring Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Jessica Chastain and Emily Blunt is keeping its April 22 release date. Universal also revealed character posters for the Big 4; check them out below.

Here’s the logline: Long before the evil Queen Ravenna (Theron) was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya (Blunt), suffered a heartbreaking betrayal and fled their kingdom.  With Universal Logo NewFreya’s ability to freeze any enemy, the young ice queen has spent decades in a remote wintry palace raising a legion of deadly huntsmen — including Eric (Hemsworth) and warrior Sara (Chastain) — only to find that her prized two defied her one demand: Forever harden your hearts to love.  When Freya learns of her sister’s demise, she summons her remaining soldiers to bring the Magic Mirror home to the only sorceress left who can harness its power.  But once she discovers Ravenna can be resurrected from its golden depths, the wicked sisters threaten this enchanted land with twice the darkest force it’s ever seen.  Now, their amassing army shall prove undefeatable…unless the banished huntsmen who broke their queen’s cardinal rule can fight their way back to one another.

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