Cast: Rutger Hauer in 'Pledge of Anya' Episode
In a Medieval yet futuristic world controlled by a dying king and his robots,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”…
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.
Fitted for the international market, each episode is 26 minutes long and is composed of one storie involving Action, Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction.
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.
The first two seasons will be delivered in April 2012 and November 2012, respectively.
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.