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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 …..











'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




Blonde hair



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.