The actor will star opposite Kristin Stewart in Universal's version of the fairytale.
The Thor star is now in talks to star as the Huntsman for Universal Pictures' fairy tale drama, which also stars Kristen Stewart.
The Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides star joins Kristen Stewart and Charlize Theron in this Universal Pictures fairy tale.
Universal Pictures is considering the Thor star to play the Huntsman in their fairy-tale adventure.
The Animal Kingdom star is also being pursued by Universal for the Huntsman role in Snow White and the Huntsman.
Universal Pictures has a difficult time securing a male lead opposite Kristin Stewart for their revisionist fairy tale.
With The Wolverine in limbo, Universal hopes to land Hugh Jackman for the lead role of the Huntsman.
Saoirse Ronan is in talks to play Snow White in Director Tarsem Singh's adult retelling of the fairy tale classic.
Negotiations have reportedly broken down between the actor and Universal, which may lead to re-casting.
Screenwriter and producer Palak Patel says that the Twilight star will close her deal next week.
This new re-telling of the classic tale features the Huntsman mentoring Snow White and teaching her how to defend herself.
Charlize Theron is in talks to play the evil queen in the Rupert Sanders-directed retelling of the popular Grimm fairy tale.
Roberts may star in Relativity's The Brothers Grimm: Snow White while Theron is in talks for Universal's Snow White and the Huntsman
Tom Hardy was originally offered the role, but will be focusing on The Dark Knight Rises instead of Rupert Sanders' fairy tale.
Universal Pictures has set several other release dates including The Bourne Legacy, Snow White and the Huntsman, Larry Crowne and more.
Angelina Jolie was previously said to be interested in the villainous Ravenna character in this revisionist fairy tale.
Relativity Media's new project gives a fresh spin on the Snow White story, centering on the Huntsman who helps Snow White escape from her stepmother.
Evan Daugherty is writing this clever new spin on the old fairytale, which offers the Huntsman a substantial new role in Snow White's destiny.