Beowulf to stomp into major U.S. cities

Category: Beowulf & Grendel News | Posted by: admin
Article Date: May 18, 2006 | Publication: The Globe and Mail | Author: Staff
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Toronto -- Canadian filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson's Beowulf & Grendel will have a U.S. theatrical release in six cities starting on June 16. The film, starring Gerard Butler, actress Sarah Polley and Stellan Skarsgard, is adapted from the ninth-century epic Beowulf, and opened in Canada in March.

It will be released in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, Seattle and San Francisco as part of an agreement with Union Station Media, a joint venture of Alliance Atlantis and Arclight Films International.