Odyssey Entertainment has struck a deal with Rat Pack Filmproduktion (The Wave, Hui Buh) and Constantin Film (The Baader Meinhof Complex, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer) to handle worldwide sales and distribution (excluding German speaking Europe) on the family adventure film Wickie And The Mighty Vikings.
The film is based on the award-winning children's book Vicky The Viking (Vicke Viking) by Runar Jonsson and was written for the screen by Michael 'Bully' Herbig. Herbig directed and Christian Becker produced.
The film follows Wickie (Jonas Haemmerle) and his father Halvar (Waldemar Kobus as they embark on a rescue mission.
Louise Goodsill, President and COO of Odyssey, said: 'Family Entertainment is our great passion and strength as a company and we are continuing our wonderful relationship with Constantin following Impy's Wonderland and the in-production animated feature Animals United'.
The film is presently shooting in Bavaria in Germany, Malta and Gozo.