Tommy Wirkola (born December 6, 1979) 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. 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: Red vs. Dead, was released. Wirkola's most recent film, What Happened to Monday, a science fiction film starring Noomi Rapace & Willem Dafoe, was released in 2017.
December 6, 1979 |
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, film producer|
|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||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2013||Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters||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|
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- New Scribe to Sweeten 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'
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- "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.
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- Tommy Wirkola Talks 'Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters'