Iron Sky’s Tero Kaukomaa [pictured] is new company’s executive producer.

The recently launched Helsinki-based production company Roger! Pictures has struck a co-production and financing deal with Patrick Ewald’s Epic Pictures Group for historical action title Viking - Rise Of The Warrior. Marko Mäkilaakso directs from Mathew Sansom’s script.

Roger!’s slate also includes Mäkilaakso’s Salem-set horror story Night of the Witch and Mäkilaakso’s action comedy The Troublemakers.

Roger! was founded in late 2013 by producer Teema Virta, director Makilaakso and executive producer Tero Kaukomaa (Iron Sky).

“We are committed to bringing strong and entertaining stories with high quality visuals. We have a solid lineup of films in development and we have received a very positive response. In addition, we are building a reliable, first-rate production pipeline and constantly looking for partners to produce genre films for our audience,” says producer/CEO Teemu Virta.