Orion Pictures is taking us behind the scenes of Gretel and Hansel today with a new video. Watch director Osgood “Oz” Perkins discuss embracing the scary feeling of fairytales for the January 31 release in this new featurette.
A long time ago in a distant fairytale countryside, a young girl (Sophia Lillis, IT films and Sharp Objects) 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 and 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’s recent projects have included Child’s Play, The Prodigy, Anna and the Apocalypse, and The Domestics. Sophia Lillis also starred in Warner Bros. Pictures’ Nancy Drew and the Hidden Staircase, which opened in theaters in March of 2019.