Wirkola in 2013
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter, film producer|
|Parent(s)||Roar Wirkola (Father) Jenny Wirkola (Mother)|
Tommy Wirkola (born December 6, 1979)is a Norwegian film director, producer, and screenwriter of Finnish heritage. Wirkola's first film was 2007's Kill Buljo , which he co-wrote with Stig Frode Henriksen. They later made the 2009 horror comedy Dead Snow . In 2010 they again collaborated on the film Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch. In 2012 a television series directed & produced by Wirkola called Hellfjord premiered, consisting of seven 30-minute episodes. His first English-language film, which was also his first large-budget film, was Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters , which was co-written by Dante Harper and released in 2013. In 2014 a sequel to Dead Snow, named Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead , was released. Wirkola's most recent film, What Happened to Monday , a science fiction film starring Noomi Rapace & Willem Dafoe, was released in 2017.
|2007||Kill Buljo||Yes||Yes||Also editor|
|2010||Kurt Josef Wagle and the Legend of the Fjord Witch||Yes||Yes||Also editor|
|2013||Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters||Yes||Yes|
|2014||Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead||Yes||Yes|
|2017||What Happened to Monday||Yes||No|
|2007||Kill Buljo||Sid Wisløff|
|2009||Dead Snow||Dying Zombie|
|Tomme Tønner||Gjørme-Knut - Mudd-Knut|
|2013||Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters||Deputy #4|
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