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Tommy Wirkola (born December 6, 1979)[1] is a Norwegian film director, producer, and screenwriter of Finnish heritage. Wirkola's first film was 2007's Kill Buljo, which he co-wrote with Stig Frode Henriksen.[2] They later made the 2009 horror comedy Dead Snow.[3] In 2010 they again collaborated on the film Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch.[4] In 2012 a television series directed & produced by Wirkola called Hellfjord premiered, consisting of seven 30-minute episodes.[5] His first English-language film, which was also his first large-budget film, was Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, which was co-written by Dante Harper and released in 2013.[6] In 2014 a sequel to Dead Snow, named Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead, was released.[7][8] Wirkola's most recent film, What Happened to Monday, a science fiction film starring Noomi Rapace & Willem Dafoe, was released in 2017.[9]

Tommy Wirkola
Born (1979-12-06) December 6, 1979 (age 37)
Alta, Norway
Occupation Film director, screenwriter, film producer

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Credited as
Director Writer Editor Actor Acting role
2006 Remake Yes No No Yes Attendant 2
2007 Kill Buljo Yes Yes Yes Yes Sid Wisløff
2009 Dead Snow Yes Yes No Yes Dying Zombie
Tomme Tønner No No No Yes Gjørme-Knut - Mudd-Knut
2010 Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch[10] Yes Yes Yes Yes
2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters[11] Yes Yes No Yes Deputy #4
2014 Dead Snow: Red vs. Dead Yes Yes No No
2017 What Happened to Monday Yes No No No
TBA Irredeemable No Yes No No

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nå hopper Wirkola av". DN.no. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  2. ^ Kill Buljo - Dimension Extreme Archived May 14, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "DØD SNØ - crossingEurope". Crossingeurope.at. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  4. ^ Juan of the Dead (2010-02-26). "The Director Of DEAD SNOW And KILL BULJO Takes The Piss Out Of First-Person Horror With KURT JOSEF WAGLE AND THE LEGEND OF THE FJORD WITCH". Twitchfilm.net. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  5. ^ "Hellfjord". fantasticfest.com. 2010-02-26. Retrieved 2017-08-19. 
  6. ^ New Scribe to Sweeten 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'
  7. ^ "Director Tommy Wirkola Talk HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS and DEAD SNOW". Collider. 2013-11-20. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  8. ^ Kevin Melrose (2013-02-12). "Wirkola Plans Dead Snow Sequel « Spinoff Online – TV, Film, and Entertainment News Daily". Spinoff.comicbookresources.com. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  9. ^ "How 'What Happened to Monday?' Filmmaker Tommy Wirkola Made a Film About 7 Sisters With a Single Actress". indiewire.com. 2017-08-18. Retrieved 2017-08-19. 
  10. ^ Ryan Turek (2010-02-26). "Dead Snow Director Returns With Fjord Witch". Shocktillyoudrop.com. Retrieved 2014-03-03. 
  11. ^ Tommy Wirkola Talks 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'

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