The Witches

The Witches
  • 2020
  • US
  • 1h 46min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
  • Cast: Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci, Jahzir Kadeem Bruno, Chris Rock, Kristin Chenoweth, Codie-Lei Eastick
  • UK release: 26 October 2020

A new adaptation of Roald Dahl's scary and funny book. The story has been transplanted to America in this film directed by Robert Zemeckis.

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The Witches

26 Oct 20203 stars

Anne Hathaway and Octavia Spencer battle it out in Robert Zemeckis's crack at the Roald Dahl classic

Family film fixture Robert Zemeckis turns his hand to a spot of light horror in a take on Roald Dahl's classic 1983 children's story that, in its demented (ultimately grotesque) glamourpusses, evokes his own Death Becomes Her. It's a serviceable and…

Octavia Spencer to star in The Witches remake

13 Feb 2019

Film gossip

Octavia Spencer is set to star in 'The Witches' remake. The 46-year-old actress will reportedly join Anne Hathaway in Robert Zemeckis' interpretation of the Roald Dahl novel and 1990 film. The original film follows a young boy called Luke who…

Anne Hathaway set for The Witches remake

17 Jan 2019

Film gossip

Anne Hathaway is to star in 'The Witches' remake. The 'Ocean's 8' actress was recently said to have been offered the chance to appear in the movie and 'Sesame Street' at the same time, and the 36-year-old star is now said to have closed a deal for the…

Robert Zemeckis to direct film of Roald Dahl's The Witches

20 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Robert Zemeckis is tipped to direct a new big screen adaptation of Roald Dahl's 'The Witches'. The 'Back To The Future' director is in final negotiations with Warner Bros. to helm the project after Guillermo del Toro was forced to pull out due to…

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