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Hansel And Gretel 3D Is On The Way

Hansel And Gretel 3D Is On The Way Grimm's classic Fairy Tale Hansel and Gretel is getting a brand new 3D, action-packed visual effects filled adaptation. The new film is being developed by Kalliope Films and Michael Bay's The Institute. The classic story follows two young kids who stumble upon a house made of candy, and a witch the likes to eat children. Hansel and Gretel 3D will be a live-action film that will start shooting in Germany in the spring 2011. Here's the Official Announcement: The Grimm Brothers’ world famous duo Hansel and Gretel are heading to the big screen in 3D! LOS ANGELES, CA (JULY 19TH, 2010) — “Hansel and Gretel in 3D” is an action packed visual FX filled version of the classic Grimm Brothers’ fairytale. In addition to the infamous witch in the gingerbread house, the film showcases the legendary creatures of German mythology. These Teutonic beings will be designed by Joseph C. Pepe, the lead character designer from Avatar. The film is liv

Syfy Updates Fairy Tales

Syfy Updates Fairy Tales Syfy is reinventing fairy tales and pop culture characters as part of its Saturday night TV movie franchise. The network is airing five titles that give a contemporary twist on a classic story, from Hansel & Gretel (years after escaping the witch in the haunted forest, Hansel returns seeking revenge) to Little Red Riding Hood (a descendant of Little Red discovers her family secretly hunts werewolves). "It's exciting to take a treasured brand and put our own sideways spin on it," said Thomas Vitale, executive vp programming and original movies at Syfy. "By turning familiar timeless stories inside out, we're creating an entertaining new genre for our popular Saturday night movie franchise." The series is partly inspired by the network's mandate to find projects with broader appeal that began in earnest last year with the network's rebranding from Sci Fi to Syfy. Syfy's Saturday movies continue to be one of the last bast