Set Photos: Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’ Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton have started work on Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, directed by Tommy Wirkola (Dead Snow). The first spy pics are already out, and the show the two actors suited up to kill some witches. Bigger images are below. The film is shooting in Germany, and Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Derek Mears and Ingrid Bolsø Berdal are also in the cast.

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Synopsis and Credits

After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an evil far greater than witches... their past.

"Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters" stars Derek Mears, Famke Janssen, Gemma Arterton, Ingrid Bolso Berdal, Jeremy Renner, Joanna Kulig-Bochniak, Peter Stormare, Pihla Viitala, and Thomas Mann.

Directed by Tommy Wirkola.
Written by Dante Harper and Tommy Wirkola.
Produced by Adam McKay, Beau Flynn, Chris Henchy, Kevin J. Messick, and Will Ferrell.
Production company/distributor: Paramount Pictures.

Release Date: January 25, 2013