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GRETEL & HANSEL Scores $6M Opening Weekend … And That’s Not a Bad Thing

The Blackcoat’s Daughter and I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives in the House director Oz Perkins’ Gretel & Hansel with Sophia Lillis was unleashed into theaters this past weekend.

And today we learned via The Numbers that the flick opened in fourth place with $6M … And that’s NOT bad thing considering the movie only cost a reported $5 million to produce. Hell, it made its money back and more in one weekend! Congrats Perkins!

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Did you see Oz Perkins’ Gretel & Hansel with Sophia Lillis in theaters this past weekend? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram

The story is described as being set a long time ago in a distant fairy tale countryside and focuses on a young girl (Sophia Lillis) who leads her little brother (Sam Leakey) into a dark wood in desperate search of food and work, only to stumble upon a nexus of terrifying evil.

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It stars Sophia Lillis (It: Chapter Two) as Gretel and Sam Leakey as Hansel. Charles Babalola (The Legend of Tarzan) joins as The Hunter with Alice Krige (Sleepwalkers) as The Witch.

Gretel & Hansel is directed by Oz Perkins. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Fred Berger, and Dan Kagan produced. Perkins wrote the screenplay with Rob Hayes based on Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm. Orion Pictures’ new nightmare is NOW PLAYING.

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