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Evil Queen Vs Evil Queen Vs The Queen

By Tay Yek KeakMovies - 25 November 2011 5:39 PM | Updated 25 January 2012

Evil Queen Vs Evil Queen Vs The Queen

From 'Red Riding Hood' and 'Beastly' to 'Grimm' and "Once Upon A Time," grown-up versions of many classics tales are heading to the big screen; with 'Mirror Mirror' and 'Snow White & The Hunstman' being Hollywood's latest take on the Snow White tale. 

Julia Roberts and Charlize Theron are two of the highest-profile stars to join a coming surge of fairy tales being adapted into live-action fantasy epics such as 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' and 'Jack The Giant Killer.' 

So how will they fare as one of fairy tales most iconic (and scariest) queens? We square them off with our very own Queen.

 

 

 

Julia Roberts 

 

Charlize Theron

 

Elizabeth II

 

 

 

 


 

Mirror, Mirror

 

 

Snow White & The Huntsman

 

Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the Seas, Queen, Defender of the Faith, blah blah blah …..


Age

 

44

 

36

 

85 

 

Oscar?

 

'Erin Brockovich' (2000)

 

'Monster' (2003)    

 

 

No need. Got something way better – her crown jewels 



 

Mirror, Mirror is a...                

Comedy-fantasy version of Snow White

 

Snow White & The Huntsman is a...

Dark action-adventure version of Snow White.

 

The British Empire was the...

Dramatic colonisation of foreign lands by white people.

 

Sweet young thing the Queen rules over

 

Lily Collins as Snow White

 

Kristen Stewart as Snow White

 

Kate Middleton as the Duchess of Cambridge


Close association with hammer

 

Armie Hammer (The Social Network) plays the handsome Prince

 

The huntsman is played by Chris Hemsworth, who recently played Thor with a hammer

 

Her royal family sometimes talk rubbish as if they’ve all been hammered

 

Exotic country connection

 

Born in South Africa

 

Travelled to India in 'Eat Pray Love' (2010)

 

Empire once ruled the whole of India

 

Animal connection

 

Acted in 'The Pelican Brief' (1993)    

 

Acted in 'Reindeer Games' (2000)    

 

Wonders why all the men in her family end up looking like... ahem... horses.


Hooker role?


 

Played a good-hearted prostitute in 'Pretty Woman'     

 

Played a cold-hearted, murderous prostitute in 'Monster'

 

Never been a prostitute herself, but some horny prince from her family history must’ve had a saucy trollop or two


Heist act


 

Stole money from casino in 'Ocean’s Eleven' (2001)       

 

Stole gold from a house in 'The Italian Job' (2003)                

 

Empire took away precious things from the places it colonised, some of which haven’t been returned yet

 

Relationship with the Irish


 

Ex-Irish boyfriend Liam Neeson

 

Ex-Irish boyfriend Stuart Townsend

 

Current Irish bit of the UK – Northern Ireland


Hubby turns kinda weird 

 

In the psychological thriller 'Sleeping With The Enemy' (1991)


 

In the sci-fi thriller 'The Astronaut’s Wife' (1999)

  

 

Fuddy-duddy Prince Philip?  Everyday, man


Most distinguishing feature


 

Smile    

 

Blonde hair

 

Handbag


Estimated appearance fee


 

US$10 million (used to be US$20 mil)       

 

Below US$10 million                

 

If you supply the ribbon for cutting – free (but make absolutely sure that the tea is first class)

 

 

Snow White & The Huntsman and Mirror Mirror open in theatres in May 31 & March 16, 2012 respectively.