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The Huntsman: Winter’s War New Trailer Puts Emily Blunt on a Polar Bear

Following the success of director Rupert Sanders' Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart and Chris Hemsworth in the title roles, some of the mian players are back for the sequel The Huntsman Winter's War. Hemsworth and Charlize Theron return to their roles as the noble Huntsman and the Evil Queen Ravenna respectively, while new cast members include Emily Blunt as Freya, the Ice Queen and Ravenna's little sister, and Jessica Chastain as Sara, the Warrior who also appears to be the Huntsman paramour and a force for good. Director Cedric Nicolas-Troyan appears to have taken the action from the original Huntsman and increased it exponentionally, and a few images from this trailer, like Emily Blunt riding a polar bear and Charlize Theron pouring something black and awful from her mouth, are good fun.

Here's the official synopsis shared by Universal: 

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. 

The Huntsman Winter's War is due next April. Check out the trailer below.

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