Cast join Viking epic Northmen
Ken Duken and James Norton have joined Kon-Tiki actor Tobias Santelmann in action-adventure Northmen - a Viking Saga.
Duken (Inglourious Basterds, Distanz), Norton (Rush, Belle) and Santelmann form part of a band of Viking marauders shipwrecked off the coast of Scotland.
Claudio Faeh directs from a screenplay by Mattias Bauer and Bastian Zach for Zurich-based Elite Film Produktion.
Ralph S. Dietrich, Karin G. Dietrich and Daniel Höltschi co-produce together with Frank Kaminski, Ulrich Stiehm, Marco Del Bianco and Rolf Wappenschmitt of Berlin, and Hanover-based Jumping Horse Film.
The film will be shot in English with principal photography set to commence in September this year in Bulgaria.
Sales are handled by Salt with eOne distributing in UK, France, Scandinavia, South Africa and Australia and New Zealand. Ascot Elite Entertainment Group will release in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2014.