Johnny Depp linked to Snow White and the Huntsman Johnny Depp has been offered the lead in the upcoming movie Snow White And The Huntsman. Depp has reportedly been offered the role of the titular Huntsman. Tom Hardy was originally linked to the part however he has since turned it down, due to shooting conflicts with his part in The Dark Knight Rises. The film focuses on the Huntsman, who lets Snow White go instead of killing her in the woods as he was ordered to by Snow White’s evil stepmother. He then teaches Snow White how to fight her stepmother. Snow White And The Huntsman is expected to be released on December 21, 2012.