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‘The Huntsman’ Casts 2 Female Dwarfs

‘The Huntsman’ Casts 2 Female Dwarfs

Less than a month after actor Nick Frost signed on to reprise his Snow White and the Huntsman dwarf role Nion in Universal Pictures' sequel The Huntsman, Rob Brydon, Alexandra Roach and Sheridan Smith have signed on to play three new dwarfs. We reported in January that the sequel will only feature two dwarfs, but it seems Universal has reconsidered that stance. No details were given regarding these new characters, but this is the first time female dwarfs are being introduced into the fairy tale storyline.

In Snow White and the Huntsman, Nick Frost, Toby Jones, Eddie Marsan, Ian McShane, Johnny Harris, Ray Winstone and Brian Gleeson played the seven dwarfs. Our report from January revealed that Toby Jones could not come to terms with the studio to reprise his role, while Eddie Marsan had scheduling complications with the Showtime series Ray Donovan. It isn't known why the others from Snow White and the Huntsman aren't returning.

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘The Trip’ Clip

If you missed it's run in select theaters across the country this summer, the hilarious comedy The Trip is available at SundanceNow for rental or purchase. This improvised tour of the North of England reunites comedy favorites Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as they set out to review half a dozen restaurants for a magazine article. We have a delicious exclusive look at this release, which finds Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon trying out different voices over a very nice bottle of wine. To check out this deleted scene, click on the clip below.

The Trip was released June 10th, 2011.

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IFC Films Takes ‘The Trip’

IFC Films has acquired U.S. rights to Michael Winterbottom's British road comedy The Trip starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, as they tour fine restaurants and visit various historic locations from the life of William Wordsworth in Northern England, all the whilst trying to one-up each other with celebrity impressions.

Michael Winterbottom turned the humorous results into a 6-part BBC miniseries, Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story, and the new movie The Trip, which premiered at Toronto, is culled from that marathon but features some exclusive footage.

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