EXCLUSIVE: HANSEL & GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS International Witches Concept Art
Conceptual illustrator, Peter Poken, has sent over a few exclusive pieces of Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters concept art that features international witches. Also, hit the jump to check out Joshua Min's variations of the candy house.
Veteran concept artist, Peter Popken, has contributed his artistic talents to Cloud Atlas, Thor and Wrath of the Titans. Most recently he worked on Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, which starred Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton.
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Below, you will find Joshua Min's illustration for Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters. They include variations of the candy house, better known as the place in which Hansel and Gretel were almost killed and eaten by an evil witch.
Catching up with Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton), fifteen years after the traumatic incident involving a gingerbread house, the siblings have grown into vengeful bounty hunters dedicated to exterminating witches. Over the years, the siblings became expert hunters, famous for their proficiency at tracking and taking down their prey. Although still recovering from their ordeal, their work is relatively easy as for an unknown reason harmful spells and curses do not work well against them.
The Mayor of Augsburg recruits them to rid the town and nearby forests of an evil sorceress (Famke Janssen) who is planning to sacrifice many local children at the witches' gathering during the upcoming 'Blood Moon' night in two days time. To make things worse, the duo also has to deal with the brutal Sheriff Berringer (Peter Stormare) who has taken power in Augsburg and conducts a very indiscriminate witch-hunt of his own.
Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, directed by Tommy Wirkola, the cast includes Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Derek Mears and Peter Stormare. The story is about Hansel and Gretel, grown up bounty hunters, that have dedicated their lives to exterminating witches. The film will hit theaters January 11th, 2013
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