Everyone knows the story of Hansel and Gretel. It’s been retold in a variety of ways over the years, most recently as an action fantasy starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton. Now it’s heading into more conventional horror territory with IT star Sophia Lillis starring in a version that puts Gretel first in the title as an older sister who finds herself confronting a creepy woman in the woods who wants to be more than friendly to a couple young strangers. Watch the Gretel and Hansel trailer below. Read More »
It and It Chapter Two star Sophia Lillis is sticking with the horror genre for Gretel and Hansel, a dark reimagining of the classic fairytale. Osgood Perkins, director of the super slow-burn horror flicks The Blackcoat’s Daughter and I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, is helming what will surely be a creepy new take on a well-known story. The movie isn’t due out till January, but the first Gretel and Hansel image has just arrived, and it’s atmospheric as hell.
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Posted on Friday, February 3rd, 2017 by Jacob Hall
I’ve been looking forward to seeing The Blackcoat’s Daughter ever since I missed it during Fantastic Fest 2015, back when it was still going by its original title, February. Oz Perkins‘ directorial debut inspired a great deal of conversation throughout the festival, with audiences split over whether or not it was a gem or…let’s just say “not a gem.” Any film that can stir up that divide people and get them talking is a must-see.
After a lengthy delay, the film is set to arrive soon and an atmospheric new trailer has shown up.
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