The Huntsman: Winter’s Tale is the prequel to Snow White and the Huntsman, based on the characters from the German fairy tale “Snow White” compiled by the Brothers Grimm, as well as “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen.
The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Nick Frost and Sam Claflin reprising their roles, along with newcomers Emily Blunt, Rob Brydon and Jessica Chastain.
This movie is set long before the Evil Queen Ravenna was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister Freya, the Ice Queen, suffered a heartbreaking betrayal and fled their kingdom.
With Freya’s ability to freeze any enemy, the young Ice Queen has spent years in a remote wintry palace raising a legion of deadly Huntsmen, including Eric and warrior Sara, 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 resurrects Ravenna from the Mirror’s golden depths, the wicked sisters threaten this enchanted land with twice the darkness it’s ever seen.
Now, their amassing army shall prove unbeatable unless the banished Huntsmen who broke their Queen’s cardinal rule can fight their way back to one another.
The Huntsman: Winter’s Tale opens in cinemas Apr 2016
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