Iron Sky: The Coming Race

Iron Sky: The Coming Race is an upcoming Finnish film of action and comic science fiction directed by Timo Vuorensola . It is the sequel to the movie Iron Sky . The film is currently being financed collectively through Indiegogo and is scheduled for release in August 2017. 1 An important source of inspiration for the content (and title) seems to be the Vril myth.

Synopsis

Twenty years have passed since the Nazis of the Moon invaded Earth. After a nuclear attack Washington DC , the President of the United States evacuates to Antarctica and enters the ” Hollow Earth ” (a vast underground civilization). There, she meets Adolf Hitler and his pet Tyrannosaurus “Blondi” and they begin their plan for global domination. It also turns out that the President, Hitler, and Vladimir Putin are of a secret humanoid reptilian race, which is called “reptilians”.

Cast

  • Julia Dietze as Renata Ritchir. 1
  • Udo Kier as Wolfgang Kortzfleisch. 1
  • Chris Kirby as James S
  • Tom Gr . een as Leader of worship. 1
  • Stephanie Paul as the President of the United States (a parody of Sarah Palin ). 1
  • Lloyd Kaufman as Comptroller. 1
  • Jukka Hilden as Jesus Christ . 1
  • Kari Ketonen as Vladimir Putin . 1
  • Peter Beck as Adolf Hitler .

Production

On May 20, 2012, Tero Kaukomaa, producer of the first film, announced that there were plans for a prequel and a sequel , but declined to reveal details. 3 In May 2013, Vuorensola announced that Iron Sky will have a sequel titled Iron Sky The Coming Race . He also mentioned that unlike the first film, this delivery will be fully financed by fans through Indiegogo , with an estimated budget of $ 15 million. A promotional video was filmed for the Cannes Film Festival in 2014 and filming is expected to begin in 2015. 1 In July 2013, Vuorensola revealed that Croatia would be one of the proposed shooting locations. 4 In February 2014, Dalan Musson had signed to write the script. The Finnish Film Foundation and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg joined the project to finance production with US $ 13 million. 5 On November 5, 2014, Energia Productions launched another crowdfunding campaign to raise US $ 500,000 by December 20. 6 At the close of the campaign on January 5, the contributors contributed a total of US $ 560,949. 1

On November 22, 2014, Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment confirmed that he has a cameo in the film. 7

On September 18, 2015, Vuorensola announced that filming will begin at AED Studios in Belgium . Referring to Fig.

Marketing

On November 6, 2014, the official channel of Iron Sky on YouTube released the first teaser trailer for the film. 9 On December 1, two more teasers were published, the first with Kari Ketonen as Vladimir Putin 10 and the second with Jukka Hilden as Jesus Christ . 11 12 13

Symbolism

Like its predecessor, the film, ironically, refers to various postwar reasons and Nazi occult , such as hollow Earth theory . The title of the film is most likely to be a reference to the novel The Coming Race (1871) by Edward Bulwer-Lytton which is commonly regarded as the origin of the so-called Vril myth. The movie teaser features the Vril symbol that was designed by Tempelhofgesellschaft in the 1990s.

References

  1. ↑ Jump to:a b c d e f g h i j k l m “Iron Sky: The Coming Race” (in English) . Indiegogo . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  2. Back to top^ Iron Sky sequel is set to be filmed with a record-breaking 17 million euro budget . Retrieved on October 13, 2015 .
  3. Back to top↑ Geoffrey Macnab (May 20, 2012). “Blind Spot prequel and sequel plans to Iron Sky” (in English) . ScreenDaily . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  4. Back to top↑ Vuorensola, Timo; Karinen, Kalle (photographer) (July 2, 2013). Director’s Update – From the Center of the Earth! (Youtube). Croatia: Energy Productions. Scene at 01:50 . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  5. Back to top↑ Keslassy, ​​Elsa (February 5, 2014). “Berlin: Dalan Musson to Write Sequel to ‘Iron Sky’ (EXCLUSIVE)” (in English) . Variety . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  6. Back to top^ Roxborough, Scott (November 6, 2014). “AFM: ‘Iron Sky: The Coming Race’ Launches Crowd Funding Campaign” (in English) . The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  7. Back to top↑ Vuorensola, Timo (director) (November 22, 2014). Message from a living legend – Support Iron Sky The Coming Race . (Youtube). Energy Productions . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  8. Back to top↑ Vuorensola, Timo (director) (September 18, 2015). Invest in Victory with Iron Sky Bonds! (Youtube). Energy Productions . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  9. Back to top↑ Vuorensola, Timo (director) (November 6, 2014). Iron Sky: The Coming Race – Teaser # 1 (Official) ( YouTube ). Energy Productions . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  10. Back to top↑ Vuorensola, Timo (director) (December 1, 2014). Iron Sky presents: Dance, Vladimir Putin! (Youtube). Energy Productions . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  11. Back to top↑ Vuorensola, Timo (director) (December 1, 2014). Iron Sky presents: Jesus Attack! (Youtube). Energy Productions . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  12. Back to top↑ McKalin, Vamien (December 13, 2014). “Iron Sky: The Coming Race – Hitler Riding a T-Rex and Jesus With High-Powered Rifles is too Controversial?” (In English) . Tech Times . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .
  13. Back to top↑ Sciretta, Peter (December 9, 2014). ” Iron Sky The Coming Race ‘Trailers: Zombie Jesus Scarface and Adolf Hitler Goes On A T-Rex ” (in English) . / Film . Retrieved on October 12, 2015 .