‘Iron Sky’ Flies Again, With Vertical Entertainment Landing U.S. Rights To Sci-Fi Parody Sequel – Cannes

Exclusive: Vertical Entertainment has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Iron Sky 2: The Coming Race, a sequel to the cult sci-fi parody that returns director Timo Vuorensola and those Nazis in space that so buzzed the Berlin Film Festival when the original bowed there in 2012.

The new pic stars Lara Rossi, Tom Green, Vladimir Burlakov, Kit Dale and the return of Udo Kier, and will feature the mix of B-movie plot and A-list effects that made the first one work so well. Myriad Pictures is aboard to hande worldwide sales and will screen the film for buyers beginning next week at the Cannes film market. Vertical plans a July 19 day-and-date theatrical and digital release in the U.S.

The first Iron Sky started out with the unknown fact that at the end of 1945 as the war was ending a group of Nazi scientists in the Antarctic escaped in space

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