Genre: COMEDY / ACTION / ADVENTURE / FANTASY
Release Dates: JULY 29, 2005
Trailers: On the set visit in Quicktime
Official Websites: miramax.com
Production Company: Mosaic Media / Dimension Films / Summit Entertainment / Reforma
The Brothers Grimm is a fictional adventure tale about folklore collectors and brothers Jacob (“Jake”, played by Heath Ledger) and Wilhelm Grimm (here named Will and played by Matt Damon).
While traveling from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures, they encounter a real sorceress with terrifying powers and are put to the test.
Monica Bellucci plays the evil queen the forest’s ruler, a woman who has found eternal life but not eternal beauty. She turns to the forest in order to procure the young virgins whose blood she needs to stay lovely.
Crew: Terry Gilliam (director); Ehren Kruger (writer);
Daniel Bobker and Charles Roven (producers); John D. Schofield (executive producer)
Cast: Matt Damon as Will Grimm, Heath Ledger as Jake Grimm, Jonathan Pryce as Delatombe, Lena Headey as Angelika, Peter Stormare as Cavaldi, Richard Ridings, Mackenzie Crook as Hidlick, Roger Ashton-Griffiths as Mayor and Monica Bellucci as Queen Mirror
Film Fetish trivia:
Nicole Kidman, Robin Williams and Anthony Hopkins were all cast originally, but both had to leave the project due to scheduling conflicts.
Johnny Depp was originally set to play Will Grimm.