Renner kills his 1st witch in tense new Hansel + Gretel trailer

Jeremy Renner trades in arrows for a shotgun in Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, where the Avengers actor and former Bond girl Gemma Arterton star as the famous title characters. They appear in a new trailer, which proves this isn't your grandma's version of the fairy tale.

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is a graphic adaptation that takes place 15 years after the siblings' kidnapping. After fighting off their evil captor, they developed "a taste for witch blood." They want to rid the world of the creatures, one kill at a time.

The duo lend their expertise to a village, which becomes ravaged by the supernatural. Among them is the witch (played by X-Men's Famke Janssen) that tried to kill them years ago. But Hansel and Gretel have revenge on the brain. They're sure to leave blood and guts in their wake as they try to defeat her once and for all.

Lots of blood splatter below, along with some new footage:

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters opens in theaters Jan. 25.

(via DigitalSpy)

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