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Chris Pine might soon be getting a wife in Kenneth Branagh's upcoming Jack Ryan film.

Hot off the news that Branagh will play the movie's main villain as well as direct the project, a shortlist of actresses being considered for the female lead has been released. Keira Knightley, Felicity Jones and Evangeline Lilly are all being eyed to star as Ryan's future wife in the new movie, with Kightley being said to be the front-runner. Whichever actress gets the part could potentially be signed up for a trilogy.

Apparently Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel were both in discussions for the role as well, but that has fallen through. Fortunately they both have another little film called "Total Recall" coming out this weekend that could turn into a franchise in its own right.

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Kristen StewartWith Amanda Seyfried featured in the upcoming adaptation of "Red Riding Hood," could Kristen Stewart be the next actress to accomplish every young girl's dream and, quite literally, step into a fairytale? That seems to be the talk surrounding the "Twilight" star and Universal's buzzed-about action-adventure, "Snow White and the Huntsman."

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 20-year-old's name keeps cropping up at Universal.

In fact, while other actresses have already screen-tested for the latest adaptation of the classic (including, among others, Stewart's "Runaways" co-star Riley Keough, "Sucker Punch" actress Emily Browning, and Felicity Jones, whose "Like Crazy" was a Sundance breakthrough), the studio seems anxious to make it Stewart's first project after "Breaking Dawn" wraps up.

We've had our own thoughts on who should snag the coveted role as Snow White in director Rupert Sanders' modern day take on the Brothers Grimm tale, but a post-"Twilight" Stewart could be more than enough of a draw for Universal to call off the search for any other actresses.

Whether or not Stewart goes from Bella Swan to Snow White, she would certainly be in good company. The project has already had big names like Johnny Depp (for said Huntsman, natch) and Charlize Theron (in talks to play the evil queen Ravenna) thrown into the ring. In fact, THR also reports today that Viggo Mortensen is eyeing a role (likely the Huntsman) in the film.

Do you think Kristen Stewart would make for a good Snow White?

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Long distance relationships are difficult enough to master in real life; it's no wonder Hollywood has had trouble capturing their complexities on the big screen.

Thankfully, a Sundance gem called "Like Crazy," which has quickly become one of the buzziest entries at this year's festival, has just changed all that with a truthful and bittersweet portrayal of managing — and, as often as not, failing to manage — love from afar.

Directed by Drake Doremus, the mostly improvised movie follows a young couple ("Star Trek's" Anton Yelchin, 21 and relative newcomer Felicity Jones, 27, in what deserves to be a breakout role) and their relationship over the course of eight years.

MTV News got the two stars together for an interview to talk about the Sundance fav, as well as how they attained their rooted-in-reality on-screen relationship. "We went to a training camp on how to be friends," joked Yelchin, as Jones cracked back, "We hated each other at first, but we managed to make it work."

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There's perhaps nothing more intimate than the pictures that result from a photo booth, which is why we always look forward to seeing what we get from Sundance. So far we've had everyone from Ben Foster and Peter Dinklage to Elizabeth Olsen and Amy Ryan come through MTV's studio.

One such fantastic photo is below, featuring Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones, stars of the incredibly well reviewed Sundance flick "Like Crazy." Take a gander at it below, and then click here to check out all our other photo booth pics.

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Riley KeoughSince "Snow White and the Huntsman" has almost nailed down its huntsman in the form of the Inglorious Basterd Michael Fassbender, the Black Listed screenplay is now in search of its Snow White. Universal had offered the role up to Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning and Saoirse Ronan (though they weren't on our own wishlist), but according to The Hollywood Reporter the studio has opted to go with a relatively unknown lead.

Some of the names, however are a little bit better known than others. Universal is holding screen tests with Riley Keough, the granddaughter of Elvis Presley, who appeared opposite Stewart and Fanning earlier this year in "The Runaways." She certainly has skin as white as snow and lips as red as rose, and with some dark black hair we could totally see her in the role. Read More...

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