VIKINGDOM Gets Theatrical Release Date



New York, NY - August 22, 2013 - Epic Pictures Releasing has set a theatrical release date ofOctober 4th for their action adventure VIKINGDOM by Yusry A. Halim. This KRU Studios production features Dominic Purcell of Prison Break, Conan Stevens of The Hobbit trilogy, Craig Fairbrass, Jon Foo and Natassia Malthe, and is produced by Shireen Hashim with Norman Halim and Patrick Ewald as executive producers. Shaked Berenson and Edry Halim are co-executive producers.

VIKINGDOM, based on Viking mythology, tells the story of Eirick (Dominic Purcell) who battles from hell and beyond to retrieve the mystical artifact, Odin’s Horn, before Thor and his army can unleash its powers to conquer the world. 

“VIKINGDOM combines the energy of IRONCLAD with the visual style of 300 or SPARTACUS”, said Patrick Ewald, CEO of Epic Pictures Releasing. “With the massive and growing interest in shows like HBO’S GAME OF THRONES and The History Channel’s VIKINGS, audiences will get what they want when it comes to historical fantasy and action,” continued Ewald.

The film will be screening in 3D in select theaters. In addition, Universal Pictures has acquired United Kingdom, the Nordics, Australia/New Zealand and additional territories for the international release of VIKINGDOM.

About Epic Pictures Releasing

Epic Pictures Releasing is the recently expanded US distribution division of Epic Pictures Group. To date, company has been releasing its own content but has expanded to acquire third party content as well.  Company will focus on limited theatrical releases of edgy, elevated genre content with a strong social media outreach that require out of the box marketing strategies.  

Parent company Epic Pictures Group is a worldwide film and television sales company specializing in the financing, production, and distribution of commercial feature films and 3D animation.

Under the guidance of Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson, Epic Pictures Group’s releases have grossed over 30 million dollars in worldwide box office with such titles as “11-11-11,” “Space Dogs 3D,” “Deadline,” and “V/H/S.” Most recently the company has executive produced the 15 million dollar film “Vikingdom,” starring Dominic Purcell, Craig Fairbrass, Conan Stevens, Jon Foo, and Natassia Malthe, and produced the creature feature “Big Ass Spider!” starring Greg Grunberg, Ray Wise, and Lombardo Boyar. The company is currently in post production on the 25 million dollar sequel to the massive hit, “Space Dogs 3D.”
About KRU Studios

KRU Studios and the KRU Group of Companies (“KRU”) is one of the leading media and entertainment companies in Malaysia. Founded in 1992, KRU has since diversified, and now provides acomprehensive range of services related to the media and entertainment industry, specializing in both production and distribution capabilities.  The Group is known for its superior photo-real visual effects, digital audio and video production which is attributed to its highly trained personnel, cutting edge technology and state of the art equipment.

With numerous feature films under its belt, including “Deadline” starring the late Brittany Murphy, KRU Studios is proud to present its biggest production to-date, “Vikingdom”, featuring a star-studded ensemble of Hollywood cast.

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