Hansel and Gretel

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,

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