Bruno Aveillan To Direct ‘Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters’ Sequel

by Lynn Sorel

Bruno Aveillan will be directing the sequel to Paramount’s ‘Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters’. Tommy Wirkola wrote and directed the first film.  Allevillan is known for his award-winning commericals, that blend cinematic style and groundbreaking effects.   He has done short films for brand such as Cartier, Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Crystals, Audi and Samsung. 

Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton will be returning to continue the adventure as the witch-hunting siblings.  The first film had a $50 million-budget film and grossed $226 million, doing especially strong business overseas.  Adam McKay, Will Ferrell and Kevin Messick of Gary Sanchez Productions are producing. Beau Flynn and his FlynnPictureCo are also producing.

Source: Deadline

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