In an interview at the Venice International Film Festival, Jeremy Renner dropped word to Kultur (via Twitch) that he and Noomi Rapace are in negotiations to join Paramount's Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.

Tommy Wirkola is set to direct the film, which takes place 15 years after the siblings' incident involving the gingerbread house. The siblings have evolved into bounty hunters who hunt witches. Tommy Wirkola wrote the script with Dante Harper.

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No production date has been set.