Lovers of fairy tales and gnarly fight scenes, check out the trailer for the upcoming movie, “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.” This new, innovative take on the classic fairy tale is sure to provide just the right amount of fantasy and gore for viewers everywhere. Check out the restricted trailer here:

Synopsis (via IMDB):
In this dark spin on the fairy tale, siblings Hansel and Gretel are a formidable team of bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world.

The film stars Jeremy Renner (“The Avengers,” “The Bourne Legacy”), Famke Janssen (“X Men,” “X2,” “Nip/Tuck”), Gemma Arterton (“Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” “Clash of the Titans”), Thomas Mann (“Fun Size,” “Project X”), and Zoe Bell (“Inglorious Basterds,” “27 Dresses”). The film is directed by Tommy Wirkola (“Dead Snow”), and it is written by Tommy Wirkola and Dante Harper (“Jet Li is The One”).

The film will be released at some point in 2013.

Are you excited for this movie? Do you like the idea of turning this fairy tale into an action-packed, witch-hunting thrill ride? Will Jeremy Renner’s rising star shine brighter or fade with roles like this one? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!

By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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