‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’ May Get a Sequel from Paramount

Now Firefly fans have more to bitch about when they lament the lack of a Serenity sequel, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is getting another installment… probably.

It’s only been two months since the film flopped and studio Paramount is already talking about making Witch Hunters into a franchise. Presumably because of its strong performance overseas. So if you  like badly acted, campy action B-movies, then you probably watched the first film. And this is good news for you.

I can only see this happening as a direct-to-DVD affair a la Death Race. You know, sequels with different actors, lower budgets, etc. There’s no chance in Hell of Jeremy Renner returning for a Hansel and Gretel 2 with all that sweet Hawkeye dough he’s rolling.

Meanwhile Bill Watterson still isn’t doing Calvin and Hobbes, the manuscript for Catch-23 still hasn’t been found, and  no one’s heard anything from Dave Chappelle. But now we might get that Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters sequel that everyone’s been clamoring for.

Calvin and Hobbes: Witch Hunters, now there’s a million-dollar idea worthy of a franchise. Or maybe not.

SOURCE: Badass Digest

began his writing career at the tender age of 17, finding publication on the geek humor website the-iss.com. He moved on to writing film, comic book, and music reviews for his collegiate newspaper, where he is now a contributing sports columnist. He is also a media and culture examiner on examiner.com

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