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LOS ANGELES — “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” cooked up $ 19 million in its opening weekend.

Paramount’s R-rated action film update on the classic fairytale topped the box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Hansel & Gretel” features Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as grown-up renditions of the title characters battling witches with crossbows.

Don Harris, Paramount’s president of distribution, blamed icy weather on the East Coast for the film’s not-so-bewitching… Continue reading Box Office: 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters' Opens At No. 1

“Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunter” is poised to hit theaters this weekend, and it’s definitely not your grandmother’s fairytale.

From Tommy Wirkola (“Dead Snow”), the film finds the titular twosome (Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton) 15 years after that traumatic gingerbread debacle. Now, they are full-grown bounty hunters — out for blood instead of breadcrumbs.

You’ve heard what the critics think, but what’s the real word on “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunter”? Take… Continue reading You Review: What Is Everyone Saying About 'Hansel & Gretel'? (VIDEO)

Three very diverse films will be released at the box office this Friday.

First up is “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.” Here, 15 years after that traumatic gingerbread debacle, the titular twosome (Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton) are playing bounty hunters out for blood instead of breadcrumbs.

But if you’re looking for less fantastical action, check out “Parker.” Based on the series of bestselling crime novels by Donald E. Westlake, the film follows… Continue reading Weekend Movie Reviews: 'Hansel & Gretel,' 'Parker' and 'Movie 43' Hit Theaters

Tommy Wirkola’s “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” may be the freshest take on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale, but it’s nowhere near the first adaptation of the story on film, nor is it the only one out this year. In fact, there are at least four other versions with a release date of 2013, including the obvious

Paramount Pictures
January 23, 2013

ComingSoon.net has an exclusive new Red Band preview for Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, hitting 3D, 2D and IMAX theaters on Friday, January 25.

Directed by Tommy Wirkola, the action thriller stars Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Derek Mears and Thomas Mann.

After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel