Tag Archives: Hansel and Gretel

The future of big-scale filmmaking may be none-other than ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’

I wrote a few weeks ago about how something released this year or perhaps last year might be a signal for the future of the would-be blockbuster, a film whose respective success would spawn a decade or so of like-minded would-be tentpoles. What if I were to tell you that[...]

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters wins weekend box office

This weekend’s lesson is “all the marketing prowess in the world doesn’t matter if you don’t have the movie”. Paramount has been batting 1.000 in terms of launching major fantasy-skewed franchise pictures. From at least summer 2007 with Transformers, they have been the most consistent performers in terms of grabbing[...]

Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton bring the heat as “Hansel and Gretel”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Snow White isn’t the only fairy tale character getting a serious makeover for 2012. According to a new photo obtained by EW.com, Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton (two physical actors with more than of experience kicking butt through blockbuster franchises) are about to bring the heat[...]

‘Hansel and Gretel’ are heading to the big screen in 3D

HollywoodNews.com: “Hansel and Gretel in 3D” is an action packed visual FX filled version of the classic Grimm Brothers’ fairytale. In addition to the infamous witch in the gingerbread house, the film showcases the legendary creatures of German mythology. These Teutonic beings will be designed by Joseph C. Pepe, the[...]