‘Cold Prey’ Survivor Grabs a Witches Broom for ‘Hansel and Gretel’

Bloody Disgusting regular “Kevin M” just emailed us with some pretty exciting news from the land of candy-built houses.

Ingrid Bolsø Berdal of the Fritt Vilt (Cold Prey) franchise has been cast as “one of the Witches” in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D. Kevin tells us that she will be wearing some cool prosthetics, and describes her Witch as being “superbad” and “a hardcore killing machine.”

She joins previously announced Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, and Famke Janssen in the fairytale retelling by Dead Snow director Tommy Wirkola.

In theaters March 2, Paramount’s 3-D film is an original take on the classic fairytale is set 15 years after the siblings killed the witch who kidnapped them. Hansel and Gretel have now evolved into bounty hunters who pursue witches.