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Jeremy Renner Kicks Witch in 'Hansel and Gretel'

by David Weiner 2:42 PM PDT, September 04, 2012
Photo: Paramount

First it was Snow White that got a makeover in Snow White and the Huntsman, and now Hansel and Gretel are getting down to business. Hot off The Bourne Legacy, Jeremy Renner teams up with former Bond girl Gemma Arterton (against former Bond villainess Famke Janssen) for the decidedly different shoot-'em-up thriller Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters. Get a first look at the trailer!

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In theaters January 11, 2013, Hansel and Gretel casts Renner and Arterton as the title fairytale characters – only this time, they're all grown up and making up for that "traumatic gingerbread-house incident" that went down when they were just kids.

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Armed with an arsenal of medieval weapons and playthings, Hansel and Gretel focus their efforts on taking down a variety of supernatural creatures and a new, evil witch (Janssen) who is kidnapping children. Not on their watch!

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