Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Gemma Arterton: "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters"

Actress Gemma Arterton will star in Paramount's upcoming live-action feature "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters", to be directed by Norwegian film-maker Tommy Wirkola ("Dead Snow").

"...'Hansel and Gretel' 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 lead character designer from 'Avatar'.

"The movie is being produced by The Institute and Kalliope Films. The Institute was co-founded by Michael Bay and Scott Gardenhour. Kalliope Films was founded by Kira Madallo Sesay. The movie is scheduled for a spring 2011 shoot on location in Germany. Scott Gardenhour and Kira Madallo Sesay are the producers on the film.

"'Hansel and Gretel in 3D' exemplifies The Institute’s motto: 'Where Brand Science Meets Great Storytelling'..."

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek 'Hansel & Gretel' in director Chuck Jones' "Bewitched Bunny"...