If 2011 was the year of sex buddies, with both No Strings Attached and Friends With Benefits coming out in the calendar year, then 2012 is set to be the year of Snow White. As we’ve noted over the past few months, both Relativity Media and Universal Pictures have versions of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale coming out next year, but if the past week has taught us anything, as trailers for both films have been released, it’s that the two movies couldn’t be any more different.
First, let’s take a gander at the preview for the Rupert Sanders-directed Snow White and the Huntsman, courtesy of Apple:
As you can see, the tone in this film is incredibly dark (as are the visuals). The movie doesn’t so much look like a fairy tale as it does a Lord of the Rings-style action/adventure movie. There’s some black magic at play, some killer special effects and Charlize Theron looks terrifying.
Now here’s the trailer for Tarsem Singh’s Mirror, Mirror, which comes to us thanks to Yahoo!