TV: SyFy Tells Their Own Hansel and ‘Gretl’ Tale

SyFy continues their own series of fairy tale’s with horrific twists as they’re gearing up for Mario Azzopardi‘s own version of “Hansel and Gretel,” Gretl, which will star Shannen Doherty (“90210″) in the title role. Paul McGillion (Star Trek, “The X-Files”) has been cast as Hansel.

As an adult, a witch hunter (Hansel) returns to the village where he lived as a child to find and kill the witch who killed his sister, Gretl (Doherty), only to find that Gretl is not dead and danger lurks around every corner.

John Boylan, Sarain Boylan and Jefferson Brown, round out the cast with Erica Cox, Marianthi Evans, Sophia Ewaniuk, Nahanni Johnstone, and Daniela Lazzaro.

SyFy will air this coming November.
Shannen Doughtery