Hansel & Gretel, Witch Hunters Abandoned in the forest by their father, Hansel and Gretel find themselves at the mercy of a man eating witch. By their wits and a mysterious resistance to the witch's magic, the siblings free themselves and burn the witch. With a resistance to magic and a hatred of its masters, Hansel and Gretel grow up fighting and hunting witches. After years of rescuing towns from the forces of evil, the witch hunters are called in to find the witch responsible for a sudden rash of kidnappings. As the night of the blood moon approaches, Hansel and Gretel discover secrets about their past, which could lead to their destruction and a world ruled by unstoppable witches.
This fairytale turned action adventure, tells the tale of "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters." Loaded with subtle and not so subtle, special and visual effects, Hansel & Gretel is a well balanced and visually stimulating roller-coaster ride through a world rich with mirth, magic, and explosive bloodletting. Jeremy Renner (Hansel), Gemma Arterton (Gretel), and Famke Janssen (Muriel The Witch) take center stage in Tommy Wirkola's (director / writer) reimagining of the grim tale of Hansel & Gretel. While perpetuating the historical theme of Hansel & Gretel, Wirkola successfully crafts a dark, foreboding, and entertaining adventure that makes you smile, sigh, and cringe. This humorous and action packed update of a Grimm fairytale, keeps you on the edge of your seat and deeply engrossed, while delving deeper into the lives of siblings turned witch hunter.