The creators of Iron Sky
have revealed the identity of the third member of the main cast of Iron Sky
, the science fiction black comedy about Nazis from the Dark Side of the Moon. Christopher Kirby
, whose previous work in sci-fi includes The Matrix Reloaded & Revolutions, Quantum Leap, Daybreakers and Space: Above and Beyond, will join Julia Dietze
(1/2 Ritter) and Götz Otto
(Tomorrow Never Dies, Schindler’s List, The Downfall) in the main cast of the movie.
In the world of Iron Sky Nazis went to the Moon in 1945 – and in 2018 they are coming back. The film is an independent Finnish-German-Australian co-production and is known for its wide ranging co-operation with fans and the internet community.
Kirby’s character is James Washington, the first African-American astronaut on the Moon. Washington is part of the the first manned moon flight since the 70’s, which stumbles into the Moon Nazis – specifically, Klaus Adler (Götz Otto
) and Renate Richter (Julia Dietze
“I´m happy and delighted to be in this film and looking forward to work with the cast and crew”
said Christopher Kirby.
“Also can´t wait to go to the smoke sauna.”
“Chris is a great addition to the cast of Iron Sky – he’s a really good actor, which is important, because Washington’s character really goes into darkest alleys of comedy, but Kirby is able to bring a sparkle of light with him”
said the director of Iron Sky, Timo Vuorensola.
Video interview of Christopher Kirby
is a scifi black comedy that takes place in the year 2018, when the Nazis, who fled the Earth to the dark side of the Moon in 1945, return to claim the Earth. The film is Finnish-German-Australian co-production with a budget of 6.5 million euros. It’s directed by Timo Vuorensola
and produced by Tero Kaukomaa
(Blind Spot Pictures), Samuli Torssonen
(visual effects producer, Energia), Oliver Damian
(27 Films), Cathy & Mark Overett
(New Holland Pictures), and San Fu Maltha
as the executive producer. The cast includes Julia Dietze (1½ Ritter), Götz Otto (Schindler’s List, Tomorrow Never Dies, The Downfall), Christopher Kirby (The Matrix Reloaded & Revolutions, Daybreakers, Space: Above & Beyond), Tilo Prückner (The Neverending Story, Die Fälscher) and Udo Kier (Dogville, Dancer in the Dark). The screenplay is written by the acclaimed sci-fi writer Johanna Sinisalo (Nebula Award nominee 2009, Finlandia 2000) and Michael Kalesniko (Private Parts).
The film will be delivered in December 2011 and the world sales is handled by Stealth Media Group.
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