Here’s brand new Comic Con clip from the upcoming “Solomon Kane
” movie, which is based on a character created by Robert E Howard
, the legendary writer behind stories of “Conan the Barbarian” and “Red Sonja.
The movie tells the origins of Solomon Kane and is hoped to be the first of a trilogy of movies. When the story opens Kane is a mercenary of Queen Elizabeth I fighting in Africa, but after an encounter with a demon, The Reaper, he realizes he must seek redemption or have his soul damned to Hell. He returns to Engand and lives a life of peace, converting to puritanism, but soon the doings of an evil sorceror upset his plans and he must take up arms again.
has been cast as puritan swordsman Solomon Kane, a 16th century soldier who learns that his brutal and cruel actions have damned him but is determined to redeem himself by living peaceably. But he finds himself dragged out of retirement for a fight against evil.
The film also stars James Babson, Laura Baranik, Geoff Bell, Matthew Blood-Smyth, Brian Caspe
and Rachel Hurd-Wood
“Solomon Kane”, directed by Michael J. Bassett
(Deathwatch, Wilderness), will premiere at the Toronto Film Festival