Lionsgate has released the full-length trailer to The Huntsman: Winter’s War
, the prequel to 2012’s Snow White & the Huntsman, and stars Thor actor Chris Hemsworth in the title role.
The fantastical world of Snow White and the Huntsman expands to reveal how the fates of The Huntsman Eric and Queen Ravenna are deeply and dangerously intertwined. Chris Hemsworth and Oscar® winner Charlize Theron return to their roles in The Huntsman Winters War, an epic action-adventure in which they are joined by Emily Blunt and Jessica Chastain, as well as director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan. Producer Joe Roth (Maleficent, Alice in Wonderland) once again leads the team in a breathtaking new tale nested in the legendary saga.
Long before the evil Queen Ravenna (Theron) was thought vanquished by Snow Whites blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya (Blunt), suffered a heartbreaking betrayal and fled their kingdom. With Freyas ability to freeze any enemy, the young ice queen has spent decades in a remote wintry palace raising a legion of deadly huntsmenincluding 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 sisters 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 its ever seen. Now, their amassing army shall prove undefeatable
unless the banished huntsmen who broke their queens cardinal rule can fight their way back to one another.
The Huntsman: Winter’s War
hits theaters April 22nd, 2016.