Yesterday, it was announced that Ian McShane was cast as the dwarf leader Caesar in Snow White and the Huntsman, Universal’s upcoming adaptation of the classic fairytale. Now, Eddie Izzard, Bob Hoskins and Toby Jones have been tapped to join McShane.
Izzard will play Tiberius, the burliest of the dwarves. Hoskins will play the blind dwarf Constantine, and Jones will play timid Claudius.
Eddie Marsan and Steven Graham are also in talks to play dwarves in the film.
Snow White and the Huntsman stars Kristen Stewart as the princess, Chris Hemsworth as the Huntsman, Charlize Theron as the Evil Queen and Sam Claflin as the Prince. In this adaptation, the Evil Queen sends the Huntsman to kill Snow White, but ends up training the princess how to survive and fight back.
Directed by Rupert Sanders, Snow White and the Huntsman is expected to release in 2012.