It wouldn't have been right to have his armor-wearing Snow White say "Is that, like, my castle?" in a casual So California voice, so Kristen Stewart had to learn to handle a British accent in Snow White and the Huntsman. Stewart, best known for playing Bella Swan in Twilight, also had to learn how to handle a sword (but not too expertly as she's not playing a trained fighter) and overcome her fear of horseback riding. And Sanders said he was impressed with her ability to transform into the role.
Sanders also talked about the Snow White story, the dark tone, Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen, having eight dwarfs instead of seven, and how all the characters are dealing with, or are motivated by, loss:
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