Jeremy Renner goes witch-hunting in 1st Hansel and Gretel trailer

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Dec 17, 2012

We've heard a lot about Jeremy Renner's Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters, and now we finally have the first trailer for the long-delayed fantasy action flick. Want to see Renner face off with some freaky creepy-crawlies?

This film, a grown-up twist on the old fairy tale of Hansel and Gretel, finds the former kiddos as gun-toting witch hunters played by Renner and Gemma Arterton.

Between The Avengers and Bourne Legacy, Renner has shown he can carry his load in an action film, and the footage here finds him in full-on ass-kicking monster mode. Hollywood, I think we've found our new Van Helsing (eat your heart out, Tom Cruise).

The film was supposed to come out earlier this year, but was bumped until January 2013 because the studio apparently had no clue which cut of the movie they actually wanted to release. With an international trailer now making the rounds, they seem to have (hopefully) made a decision.

Check out the footage below, and let us know what you think:

(Via CinemaBlend)