Tommy Wirkola (born 6 December 1979) is a Norwegian film director and writer.
|Born||6 December 1979|
|Occupation(s)||Film director, screenwriter, producer, actor|
His first film was 2007's Kill Buljo, which he co-wrote with Stig Frode Henriksen. They later made the 2009 horror comedy Dead Snow. In 2010 they again collaborated on the film Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch. In 2012 a television series directed & produced by Wirkola called Hellfjord premiered, consisting of seven 30-minute episodes. 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. In 2014 a sequel to Dead Snow, named Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead, was released. What Happened to Monday, a science fiction film starring Noomi Rapace and Willem Dafoe, and The Trip, also starring Rapace, were released in 2017 and 2021 respectively. His most recent film, Violent Night, was released in December 2022.
|2010||Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2013||Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters||Yes||Yes||No|
|2014||Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead||Yes||Yes||No|
|2017||What Happened to Monday||Yes||No||No|
|2007||Kill Buljo||Sid Wisløff|
|2009||Dead Snow||Dying Zombie|
|2013||Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters||Deputy #4|
- Co-directed with Rasmus A. Sivertsen
- "Nå hopper Wirkola av". DN.no. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- Kill Buljo – Dimension Extreme Archived 14 May 2009 at the Wayback Machine
- "DØD SNØ – crossingEurope". Crossingeurope.at. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- Juan of the Dead (26 February 2010). "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. Archived from the original on 1 March 2010. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- "Hellfjord". fantasticfest.com. 26 February 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2017.
- New Scribe to Sweeten 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'
- "Director Tommy Wirkola Talk HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS and DEAD SNOW". Collider. 20 November 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- Kevin Melrose (12 February 2013). "Wirkola Plans Dead Snow Sequel « Spinoff Online – TV, Film, and Entertainment News Daily". Spinoff.comicbookresources.com. Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2014.
- McCall, Kevin (14 September 2022). "David Harbour's Holiday Flick 'Violent Night' to Screen at NYCC". Collider. Retrieved 12 December 2022.
- Ryan Turek (26 February 2010). "Dead Snow Director Returns With Fjord Witch". Shocktillyoudrop.com. Archived from the original on 14 August 2012. Retrieved 3 March 2014.