Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters News

Paramount Planning 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Sequel

3:25 PM 3/18/2013 by Jeff Giles
Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters
Here in the U.S., Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters went down as one of the more disappointing duds of early 2013, eking out a mere $54 million against its $50 million budget even after extensive promotion (and, perhaps more importantly, an extra few months in the studio vault). But overseas, it was a different story; in fact, with its global box office total now across the $200 million mark, Witch Hunters is a certified moneymaker for Paramount -- and you know what that means.

Paramount Confirms 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Sequel In Works

deadline.com – The news comes the same day the revisionist fairy tale starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton crossed $200 million at the global box office. That’s a significant milestone and key to the decision to go ahead with a sequel that is now officially in development; Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters made its bones overseas after failing to find traction in North America. 9 years 8 weeks ago via brucelee

Weekend Box Office Report: New Releases ‘Identity Theft’ and ‘Side Effects’ Blow Out Box Office

6:36 PM 2/10/2013 by Logan Falk
Identity Theft
Despite the disparity between their critical receptions, both of last week’s releases managed to make a respectable showing for themselves at the box office this weekend.

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Warm Bodies’ Ascends Charts, ‘Bullet to the Head’ Beaten By Holdouts

1:08 PM 2/3/2013 by Logan Falk
Warm Bodies
The box office grosses played out very predictably this weekend; this meant good news for one of this last week’s releases, and not-so-good news for the other. Warm Bodies made the top of the box office chart with a total gross of a little over $20 million (numbers courtesy of Box Office Mojo); given that its ratings were probably better than those of the last two weeks’ other releases combined, this is hardly surprising.

Weekend Box Office Report: 'Hansel and Gretel' Comes Out Ahead of 'Parker,' 'Movie 43'

5:24 PM 1/27/2013 by Logan Falk
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
As badly as this last week’s new releases were received, they made a fairly good showing of themselves this weekend.

Foreign Box Office: 'Django Unchained' Retains No. 1 Spot, Flying Past 100-Million Mark

Django Unchained
feedproxy.google.com – "Skyfall" scorches in China while "Life of Pi" tops $400 million; "Hansel and Gretel" takes No. 3 spot. 9 years 15 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Box Office: 'Hansel and Gretel' No. 1 With So-So $19 Mil; 'Movie 43' Bombs With $5 Mil

feedproxy.google.com – Crime-thriller "Parker" -- pairing Jason Statham with Jennifer Lopez -- is likewise D.O.A. as a glut of R-rated films make life tough at the domestic box office...Paramount and MGM's action-comedy Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters topped the weekend chart with a $19 million opening but underperformed despite star Jeremy Renner and the upcharge for a 3D ticket.

9 years 15 weeks ago via jackiechan

Box Office Report: 'Hansel & Gretel' Stalls; 'Parker,' 'Movie 43' Flop

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
feedproxy.google.com – Paramount and MGM's R-rated version of the classic fairy tale stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton; "Movie 43" draws a D CinemaScore despite its star-studded ensemble cast. 9 years 16 weeks ago via brucelee

Box Office Report: 'Hansel and Gretel' Headed for No. 1, Earns $500,000 in Midnight Grosses

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
feedproxy.google.com – The R-rated version of the classic fairy tale stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as the famous siblings; fellow new entries "Parker" and "Movie 43" battle it out with "Zero Dark Thirty" and "Silver Linings Playbook." 9 years 16 weeks ago via jackiechan

New in Theaters: 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters,' 'Movie 43,' 'Parker'

9:30 AM 1/25/2013 by Logan Falk
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
It’s looking to be a pretty dismal for new releases this weekend: three different new films, and not a one of them well-received. One of these ill-conceived releases is Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, another film putting a new spin on an old tale. Here, fairy-tale children Hansel and Gretel survive their famous encounter with a witch and grow up to face several more monstrosities, and contend with the horrors of their past.
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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters
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.
Tommy Wirkola
January 25, 2013
Action, Comedy, Horror