“Sophia Lillis (IT: Chapter 2) is Gretel in Orion Pictures‘ upcoming GRETEL & HANSEL. Directed by Osgood “Oz” Perkins (The Blackcoat’s Daughter, I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House), the dark reimagining of the classic fairytale we know and love creeps into theaters nationwide on January 31, 2020.
A long time ago in a distant fairytale countryside, a young girl (Sophia Lillis) leads her little brother (Sammy Leakey) into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.
From Osgood Perkins, the director of The Blackcoat’s Daughter and I Am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House, the film also stars Alice Krige (The OA, Star Trek: First Contact), Jessica De Gouw (Underground, Arrow), and Charles Babalola (Black Mirror, The Legend of Tarzan).
Gretel & Hansel is written by Rob Hayes (Chewing Gum), produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones (Sinister, Upgrade), and Fred Berger (La La Land, Destroyer) on behalf of Automatik, and executive produced by Sandra Yee Ling and Macdara Kelleher.
Orion Pictures presents Gretel & Hansel, in theaters nationwide on January 31, 2020.”