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Trivia / Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters

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  • Actor Allusion: Hey it's Hawkeye using a crossbow!
  • Awesome, Dear Boy: The main reason this film was made and why Jeremy Renner was in it.
  • Duelling Movies: With Jack the Giant Slayer, another action-adventure film based on a classic fairytale. In box office terms, Hansel and Gretel won by a country mile.
  • Fake Nationality:
    • English actress Gemma Arterton dons an American accent throughout. Actors' nationalities in the film include Norwegian, Swedish, German, Dutch, British, American and Polish.
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    • The fairytale itself is German in origin, and no one wants a crowd of people attempting "ze German".
  • Money, Dear Boy: Famke Janssen apparently took her role because she desperately needed to pay off her mortgage.
  • What Could Have Been: In addition to Hansel having diabetes, Gretel was originally going to have an eating disorder.

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