After two false starts, Universal may have found its Huntsman: Chris Hemsworth.
The "Thor" star is in negotiations to play the role in Universal's upcoming "Snow White and the Huntsman," TheWrap has confirmed.
Viggo Mortensen and Hugh Jackman had been in talks with the studio, but Chris Hemsworth Picture.jpg” style=”border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-top-style: solid; border-right-style: solid; border-bottom-style: solid; border-left-style: solid; margin-left: 15px; margin-right: 15px; margin-top: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; float: left; width: 194px; height: 328px; ” title=”” />negotiations with both fizzled.
If things work out this time around, the 27-year-old Australian actor will play opposite Kristen Stewart, who has the role of Snow White. The Huntsman is a character in the original Brothers Grimm fairy tale. In that story, the Huntsman is sent by the wicked queen to kill Snow White. But instead, he protects and mentors her.
The movie has a release date of Dec. 21, 2012.