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‘Violent Night’ Director Tommy Wirkola Explains How ‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters’ Paved the Way for His Second Studio Movie

[This story contains spoilers for Violent Night.] Violent Night director Tommy Wirkola is enjoying his second bite of the studio apple. In 2013, the Norwegian director made his major studio debut with the Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton-led Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, which went on to gross $226 million on a $50-million budget. But […]

Box Office: ‘Violent Night’ Tops Friday With $4.9M But ‘Black Panther 2’ Set to Win Weekend

Tommy Wirkola’s movie Violent Night topped the Friday box office with an opening-day gross of $4.9 million from 3,682 theaters, including $1.1 million in Thursday night previews. But sometime on Saturday, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, which grossed $4.4 million on Friday, will overtake Wirkola’s home invasion comedy-thriller and win the weekend with $16 million (give […]

‘Violent Night’ Review: David Harbour Plays a Sledgehammer-Wielding Santa in an Amusingly Twisted Christmas-Com

The 'Stranger Things' star plays Santa Claus, who's forced to come to the rescue when armed mercenaries invade a rich family's home on Christmas Eve, in the latest from director Tommy Wirkola.

Toronto: Donnie Yen Actioner ‘The Father’ Sells Wide

'The Father,' an upcoming action film with 'Mulan' star Donnie Yen, directed by Tommy Wirkola ('Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters') has nearly sold out internationally after being pitched to buyers at Toronto's virtual film market. 

‘What Happened to Monday’: Film Review | Locarno 2017

Noomi Rapace toplines the sci-fi thriller 'What Happened to Monday' in seven roles, playing siblings targeted by a government ruthlessly enforcing its one-child policy.

Tommy Wirkola Talks Directing Noomi Rapace as Seven Identical Twins in ‘What Happened to Monday?’ (Q&A)

The man who brought Nazi zombies to life in 'Dead Snow' discusses his ambitious new sci-fi title, those 'Deadpool' rumors and why he wants to make a viking film.

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘The Judge,’ ‘St. Vincent’ and More

And see what THR's critics are saying about the horror film 'Dracula Untold' and the Steve Carell family comedy 'Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day'

‘Hansel & Gretel’ Director Boards Gerard Butler Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Afterburn’ (Exclusive)

Based on the graphic novel by Scott Chitwood and Paul Ens, "Afterburn" is set in a future where solar flares have left half the world a ravaged wasteland filled with mutants and pirates.