Hansel & Gretel (2013 film)
|Hansel & Gretel|
|Directed by||Anthony C. Ferrante|
|Screenplay by||Jose Prendes|
|Based on||Hansel and Gretel
by Brothers Grimm
|Music by||Chris Ridenhour|
|Distributed by||The Asylum|
Hansel & Gretel is a 2013 American horror film produced by The Asylum and directed by Anthony C. Ferrante. A modern take of the Brothers Grimm fairytale of the same name, the film stars Dee Wallace, Brent Lydic and Stephanie Greco.
The film was released direct-to-DVD on January 8, 2013. In the tradition of The Asylum's catalog, Hansel & Gretel is a mockbuster of the Paramount Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/MTV film Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.
Teen siblings Hansel and Gretel Grimm are abducted by an elderly recluse named Lilith and witness the horrors of her home in the woods. Lilith and her moronic sons are involved in a conspiracy to fatten up the local population to serve in meat pies in her local shop "the Gingerbread House". The plot revolves around their attempts to escape the clutches of this old age pensioner, and her mute sons.
- Dee Wallace as Lilith
- Brent Lydic as Hansel Grimm
- Stephanie Greco as Gretel Grimm
- Steve Hanks as Brandon Grimm
- Clark Perry as Kevin
- M. Steven Felty as Sherrif Woody Meckes
- Adrian Bustamante as Deputy Gerry Carter
- Jasper Cole as John
- Foywonder (2012-09-26). "Hansel & Gretel Enter Dee Wallace's House of Horrors". Dread Central. Retrieved 2012-10-24.