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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters sequel in the works

Despite being met with a collective shrug by American cinemagoers (and almost all critics), Paramount has given the green light to a Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters┬ásequel. According to Deadline, the announcement coincides with the picture crossing the $200 million mark at the international box office. Seems there were some nations that weren’t totally bored […]

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Interview: Tommy Wirkola (Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters)

By Simon Miraudo February 5, 2013 Norwegian writer-director Tommy Wirkola made a name for himself with the undead Nazi horror flick Dead Snow, but pitched the premise of his first English-language feature Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters years earlier (while studying in Australia, no less). His teacher worryingly advised him to not “ever speak of […]

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Oh brother – Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters review

By Simon Miraudo February 4, 2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is a silly, silly movie; a critique built into its very title. But don’t be fooled into thinking it delivers what’s printed on the tin! The name promises stupid fun, but only provides the former. This thing is supposedly meant to be funny, yet […]

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Trailer Debut: Hansel and Gretel – Witch Hunters

The first trailer for Hansel and Gretel – Witch Hunters has arrived, flaunting creepy witches and gun-toting siblings Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton fifteen years after they emerged victorious from the candy covered house. It seems Hansel and Gretel have developed a taste for witch hunting – specifically killing – and now work as bounty […]

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First look at Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters

Although we don’t yet know who the winner of the great Snow White showdown of 2012 will be, there’s a good chance neither will be the reigning fairytale-reboot champ of the year. Entertainment Weekly has posted the first official image from┬áHansel & Gretel Witch Hunters, starring Gemma Arterton and the suddenly-ubiquitous Jeremy Renner as the […]

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Renner and Rapace to play Hansel and Gretel?

Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) and Noomi Rapace (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) are reportedly in talks to star in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. The film has been set up at Paramount by Adam McKay (The Other Guys, Anchorman) through his Gary Sanchez Productions shingle. Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow) is lined up to […]

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