Haven’t had your fill of dark fairytales and genre mash-ups? After being delayed from a release earlier this year, Paramount Pictures is finally unveiling Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters early in 2013 and we’ve got the first trailer today. Jeremy Renner, who had a fine summer in The Avengers and The Bourne Legacy, teams with Gemma Arterton as a sibling team who hunt down evil.
Tommy Wirkola showed some promise with the fun zombie Nazi film Dead Snow but unfortunately his Hollywood debut here looks quite recycled. I can’t help but think of Van Helsing or Brothers Grimm after viewing the trailer and this hard-R shlocky take already wore me out after the dismal Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter this summer. Check out the trailer below for the film also starring Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Derek Mears and Thomas Mann, and let us know what you think.
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters hits theaters on January 11th.
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