It's a rather slow Friday, leaving us plenty of time - too much time, probably - to think about the passing of Peter Falk and Pixar's fall from the pedestal of perfect reviews. But there are a few bits of casting info out there, and after the break you'll find the following:
Lily Cole helps round out the cast of Snow White and the Huntsman..
...and Ben Barnes will play the lead role in Seventh Son
, opposite Jeff Bridges.
This week has seen a bonanza of casting decisions for Universal's Snow White and the Huntsman
. (That's the more serious, action-oriented Snow White movie, while Relativity's film is the comic one.) The company of seven dwarfs was rather impeccably cast with Ian Mcshane
, Eddie Izzard
, Toby Jones
, Bob Hoskins
, Eddie Marsan
, Stephen Graham
and Ray Winstone
. Whatever I thought of the movie before - and I was already curious, thanks to Chris Hemsworth
) landing the Huntsman role - that collection of talent made it a lot more interesting.
Also interesting is model turned actress Lily Cole
, who has an almost unearthly beauty, as seen in The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
. She and Sam Spruell
have just joined the Huntsman
cast, as a girl named Greta, and "Finn, the Queen's henchman sent to kill the Huntsman and Snow White." They join Kristen Stewart
, Charlize Theron
and Sam Claflin
. Hossein Amini
is doing the latest polish on Evan Daughtery
's script, with a fall production start on the calendar and a release date set for June 1, 2012. [Variety
Speaking of Sam Claflin, there's Seventh Son
, based on the first book from Joseph Delaney
's youth-lit novel series, which was once flirting with Alex Pettyfer and then seemed to have Sam Claflin locked to star as the young man who is the seventh son of a seventh ...