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METAL HURLANT CHRONICLES
2011

poster

TV Series

Director:

Guillaume Lubrano

Language:
English
/French

Running Time: 12 x 26'

Main Cast 6th Episode Season 1:
Rutger Hauer - Kern
Grégory Basso -Joshua
Puiu Mitea -Jans
Ion Bechet -Friedrich
Gabriel-Mircea Velicu - Peter
Marilena Botis - Karla
Michaël Troude - The Hunter
Andrei Tatar - Adolf

Screenplay:
Guillaume Lubrano, Justine Veillot, Geoff Johns

Episode Titles - First Season:
Episode 1: King's Crown
Episode 2: Shelter Me
Episode 3: Three on a Match
Episode 4: Red Light/Cold Hard Facts
Episode 5: Master of Destiny
Episode 6: Pledge of Anya

Plot 6th Episode 'Pledge of Anya':
Joshua is selected by the High Priest Kern to travel to Earth, where he has to kill a villain who is trying to destroy the Earth.

Joshua finally finds this evil person, but he hesitates in his task because it is a child, who in the end gets killed. The big surprise is that this child is the young Adolf Hitler.

Notes:
In the lineage of fantastic series such as Twilight Zone or The Outer Limits, Metal Hurlant Chronicles is the adaptation of the world renowned magazine of the same name. Its story talks about a Medieval yet futuristic world controlled by a dying king and his robots, where a tournament takes place for the lord’s pleasure. Among the fighters are two human warriors who compete for the ultimate reward, the succession of the throne. But that’s without counting on the machines and the real meaning of “succession”…

Fitted for the international market, each episode is 26 minutes long and is composed of one storie involving Action, Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction. This series is divided into two seasons, each one having six episodes.

The sci-fi/action graphic novels, "Metal Hurlant Chronicles" is helmed by Guillaume Lubrano and produced by French Producer WE Productions and Humanoids with Pierre Spengler (Superman) and Fabrice Giger.

About Magazine Metal Hurlant
It is a science fiction comic book created in 1974 by authors and drawers Dionnet, Druillet and Moebius and published by Les Humanoïdes Associés. Right from the first issue, Métal Hurlant distinguishes itself from the other existing comic books by its audacious content, so much by its graphics than its scenarii. The comic standards are changed : comics now revolve around space, violence, sex, but also poetry. An American version was created, too: some Heavy Metal readers will become famous science fiction movie directors : George Lucas, Ridley Scott, Georges Miller. Authors such as Moebius, Corben, Jodowrosky cooperate on their movies, giving birth to great features such as Alien, Tron, Willow. In the 80’s, under the influence of Philippe Manoeuvre, the magazine gains a funky spirit directly inspired from the music scene. Metal Hurlant then becomes a lifestyle magazine of a whole generation. Metal Hurlant Chronicles TV series continues in that way.

Official website: www.metalhurlantchronicles.com

Set Shots:


Rutger as 'Kern'

Teaser:

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