'The Huntsman: Winter's War' Brings Fear in First Full-Length Trailer

Following Tuesday's tease, Lionsgate has released the full-length trailer to "The Huntsman: Winter's War," the prequel to 2012’s “Snow White & the Huntsman.”

Directed by Cedric Nicolas-Troyan, the film examines how the fates of Huntsman Eric (Chris Hemsworth) and Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) are deeply and dangerously intertwined.

Also starring Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain and Nick Frost, “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” opens April 22.

Long before the evil Queen Ravenna (Theron) was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya (Blunt), suffered a heartbreaking betrayal and fled their kingdom. With Freya’s ability to freeze any enemy, the young ice queen has spent decades in a remote wintry palace raising a legion of deadly huntsmen—including 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 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 discovers Ravenna can be resurrected from its golden depths, the wicked sisters threaten this enchanted land with twice the darkest force it’s ever seen. Now, their amassing army shall prove undefeatable…unless the banished huntsmen who broke their queen’s cardinal rule can fight their way back to one another.

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