Aveillan To Helm “Hansel and Gretel” Sequel

Award-winning commercials director Bruno Aveillan will make his feature directorial debut on the upcoming “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” sequel at Paramount Pictures.

Stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton are expected back for the follow-up to the $50 million fantasy comedy which grossed $226 million worldwide, proving a surprising hit overseas.

Tommy Wirkola wrote and directed the original and is penning the sequel while Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, Beau Flynn and Kevin Messick are producing.

Source: Deadline