21 September 2010 4:41 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

I'm at a loss to explain why the 'dark fantasy' genre has gained as much steam as it has, but adding blood and boobs to classic stores definitely floats a lot of folks' boats. (Yeah, I know, just answered my own question there.) So there's an edgy adult version of Snow White in development, called Brothers Grimm: Snow White. Brett Ratner has been part of the development team, and French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet is reportedly thinking about directing. Additionally, there's vague word that Natalie Portman is interested in the title role. Pajiba reports that the site's agency contact says Jeunet (Delicatessen, Amelie) is considering the film. Which, depending upon the amount of influence he could exert over the script, might be a good thing. Let's say for a moment that Jeunet were to direct the film. His sensibility, despite a certain leaning towards grimy, industrial fables, doesn't seem quite »


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