Kristen Stewart & ‘The Shining’ Helped Charlize Theron Say Yes to ‘Snow White”

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Charlize Theron, who confirmed this week she adopted a four month old son, Jackson, called into On Air With Ryan Seacrest Friday and after thanking everyone for the well wishes, she dove right into dishing all about Snow White and the Huntsman. So what was her inspiration for cheneling evil Queen Ravenna?

“Around the time I was negotiating to do this, the wheel starts to turn…I was watching television one night and The Shining came on,” recalled Theron. “I was just like, ‘Oh my God, that’s it, she’s Jack Nicholson in The Shining.’ Locked in her hotel castle going slowly crazy.”

Another reason she couldn’t turn down the role? Kristen Stewart.

She was really another element to this film that made me very excited to want to say yes to it. I think she’s incredible, and she’s been an actress I’ve been watching for a while and boy she didn’t disappoint. She’s amazing, absolutely a joy to work with.

In case you have been living under a rock and haven’t seen the awesome trailer for Snow White and the Huntsman, Theron confirms, “this is not your dad’s Snow White.”

You can’t imagine Kristen Stewart playing that kind of Snow White. right? There’s no way. There are fight sequences in this that are absolutely mind blowing, the special effects are ridiculous.

A new trailer for SWATH debuts Monday during The Voice, but check out a sneak peek right here: