While the first look at Lily Collins as Snow surfaced around Comic Con, we now have a proper image of Collins and the dwarfs and Julia Roberts as her evil stepmother, the queen. Who clearly enjoys all the trappings of a rich life even as she plots the doom of anyone who dares challenge her standing as the fairest in all the land...
“She’s the cat that ate the canary,” director Singh tells the magazine. “From serial killers to anyone who does evil deeds, they basically have a devil-made-me-do-it excuse, or they hear voices,” he continues. “I decided for the evil queen, this is going to be a person who sees her good self — but there’s a mirror personality.”
And, in keeping with her character, she prefers to let others do her dirty work. “She outsources her evil, just like most people,” says Singh. “I wanted a person who is just schizophrenic. She’s a person who would just do all the evil she needs to do to stay in power.”
As for poor old Snow, she’s a victim of circumstance who ends up teamed with the seven dwarfs to help overthrow her stepmother. “They all train her in different things,” the director says.Read more at Empire Online