Tapping into the terror of one of the most horrific Grimm fairy tales, filmmaker Osgood Perkins invites viewers deep into the woods for a twisted take on Hansel & Gretel in the upcoming horror film Gretel & Hansel, and ahead of the film's release, we've been provided with a new behind-the-scenes featurette from the making of the movie.
Directed by Osgood Perkins from a screenplay by Rob Hayes, produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Fred Berger, and executive produced by Sandra Yee Ling and Macdara Kellehe, Gretel & Hansel stars Sophia Lillis, Sammy Leakey, Charles Babalola, Alice Krige, and Jessica De Gouw.
Orion Pictures will release Gretel & Hansel in theaters on January 31st, 2020. Stay tuned to Daily Dead for more updates on the film, and check out the new behind-the-scenes video below:
"Sophia Lillis (IT: Chapter 2) is Gretel in Orion Pictures' upcoming GRETEL & HANSEL. Directed by Osgood "Oz" Perkins (The Blackcoat's Daughter, I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House), the dark reimagining of the classic fairytale we know and love creeps into theaters nationwide on January 31, 2020.
A long time ago in a distant fairytale countryside, a young girl (Sophia Lillis, It) leads her little brother (Sammy Leakey) into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
From Osgood Perkins, the director of The Blackcoat's Daughter and I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, the film also stars Alice Krige ("The OA," Star Trek: First Contact), Jessica De Gouw ("Underground," "Arrow") and Charles Babalola ("Black Mirror," The Legend of Tarzan).
Gretel & Hansel is written by Rob Hayes ("Chewing Gum"), produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Sinister, Upgrade) and Fred Berger (La La Land, Destroyer) on behalf of Automatik and executive produced by Sandra Yee Ling and Macdara Kelleher.
Orion Pictures presents Gretel & Hansel, in theaters nationwide on January 31, 2020."