Kristen Stewart Out of 'Snow White' Sequel
But Rupert Sanders is still a contender for director
But after reports surfaced earlier this week that Stewart had been dropped from a planned sequel to "Snow White," the studio behind the picture, Universal, weighed in on Tuesday and said the actress may still appear in the follow-up.
According to the Los Angeles Times, Universal has insisted that plans for a second film focusing on Chris Hemsworth's Huntsman character and Stewart's Snow White are proceeding apace.
... Universal said it has yet to settle on a writer or director for the second Huntsman movie, though first-time feature filmmaker Sanders is still on the list of possible candidates.
Earlier on Tuesday, the Hollywood Reporter touted an exclusive story claiming that Universal had decided to shelve plans for a "Snow White" sequel and instead focus on a solo Huntsman spin-off movie starring Hemsworth that would not involve the actress.
The trade magazine noted that it's unusual for studios to drop major stars of franchises between the first and second installments of film series, especially since Universal's original plan was to make two films with the Snow White character and then a third that would spin-off the Huntsman.
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Myriam Gabriel-Pollock has been writing for MSN since 2006 -- everything from quizzes to feature articles to the Twilight Superfan blog. Prior to that she was a hi-tech geek. She has happily transitioned into a film geek, especially if there are wizards, vampires, mythical places, and spaceships.