The Viking saga from the director of “The Lighthouse” and “The Witch” is about to open on April 8, 2022.
In the end, a liberate date has been set for director and author Robert Eggers’ followup to “The Witch” and “The Lighthouse.” His upcoming Viking saga “The Northman” has been set to open on April 8, 2022 from Focus Features. Common Footage Global will liberate the movie in a foreign country at the identical date.
“The Northman” stars Alexander Skarsgard, Anya Taylor-Pleasure, Nicole Kidman, Ethan Hawke, Willem Dafoe, and Björk. It’s an epic revenge mystery that explores how a long way a Viking prince will pass to hunt justice for his murdered father.
The movie is directed by means of Eggers, who additionally co-wrote the screenplay with Icelandic poet and novelist Sjón. Manufacturers are Lars Knudsen, Mark Huffam, and New Regency. The Northman is a co-production of Focal point Options and New Regency.
Manufacturing wrapped at the movie in December 2020, as IndieWire reported exclusively. Filming in truth started on “The Northman” in overdue summer time in Eire. The Belfast Telegraph reported in August that movie crews had been noticed on the Antrim Hills close to the seaport and marketplace the city of Larne (take a look at one of the most movie’s built units here). The coronavirus pandemic not on time the staff from their authentic get started date in March. Eggers was once simply days clear of the beginning of filming when he was once compelled to quarantine in Belfast, Eire following the manufacturing shutdown.
Right through an interview with Movie Impartial in April of 2020, Eggers touted “The Northman” as his maximum formidable manufacturing thus far.
“There’s an excessively small staff this is proceeding to paintings on issues,” Eggers stated on the time. “Armor makers are running on armor for the characters. Prosthetics are being made. I’m doing my paintings with the DP [Jarin Blaschke] and the storyboard artist. There are issues that want to be taking place. Our location supervisor is repeatedly checking in at the places, a few of which might be simply now semi-built units.”
Eggers added, “There’s many places within the movie, so we had been repeatedly happening scouts to seek out puts or reconsider puts that we’ve got discovered and we’re development units there. We’re designing a majority of these worlds, development those villages, we’re making hundreds of costumes and props, coaching the horses the issues they’ll want to do, designing the pictures of the movies.”
Co-star Ralph Ineson, who additionally starred in “The Witch,” additionally teased the film previous this 12 months. “It’s a huge film,” Ineson instructed NME. “I noticed a four-minute montage of one of the most stuff they’d already shot and I used to be in point of fact blown away. The wedding of Rob Eggers’ creativeness and Viking folklore…Jesus, guy.”