“This war belongs to everyone” is the title of the new official clip taken from Dampyr, the first live action of the Bonelli Cinematic Universe.
Harlan Draka is brought before Commander Kurjak in the new official clip (entitled “This war belongs to everyone”) taken from Dampyr, the first live action of the Bonelli Cinematic Universe. The military officer, already cornered by the bloody conflict in the Balkans, is grappling with something apparently inexplicable, and asks the alleged vampire hunter for advice, but to be shielded by our protagonist …
Dampyr is the first work of Riccardo Chemello, who signs an Eagle Pictures co-production, Sergio Bonelli Editore, the famous comic book publishing house with its production arm Bonelli Entertainment, and Brandon Box, deals with the homonymous cult comic.
Dampyr, shot entirely in English, is an impressive production with a budget of over $ 15 million; this first film of the Bonelli Cinematic Universe counts behind the scenes the best workers of Italian cinema: Hair Designer Giorgio Gregorini, Oscar Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyle in the film Suicide Squad, Makeup Designer Francesca Galafassi (“Game of Thrones”, Ben-Hur), Vladimir ‘Furdo’ Furdik as Fight Choreographer (Skyfall, “Game of Thrones”, “The Witcher”), Lubomir Misak as Supervising Stunt Coordinator (“Game of Thrones”, The Last Legion, Kingdom of Heaven) and Giovanni Casalnuovo as Costume Designer (Wanted, Romeo & Juliet, Beowulf). The producers are Roberto Proia, Vincenzo Sarno, Andrea Sgaravatti.
The film, based on the comic series created by Mauro Boselli and Maurizio Colombo, is scripted by Mauro Boselli, Giovanni Masi, Alberto Ostini, Mauro Uzzeo. An all-international cast in which Dampyr is Wade Briggs (Still Star Crossed, Please Like Me, “Foundation”, “His Dark Materials”), Stuart Martin is Emil Kurjak (“Jamestown”, “Medici”, “Crossing Lines”) and Frida Gustavsson is Tesla (“Dröm”, “Eld Lagor”, “Arne Dahl”, “Vikings: Valhalla”). Alongside them, David Morrissey as Gorka (“Britannia”, “The Missing”, “Good Omens”, “The Walking Dead”), Sebastian Croft as Yuri (“Game of Thrones”, “Horrible Histories: The Movie”, ” Doom Patrol ”,“ Heartstopper ”) and Luke Roberts as Draka (“ Game of Thrones ”,“ Pirates of the Caribbean ”, 300: Rise of an Empire, The Batman).
The film tells the genesis of the character, published by Sergio Bonelli Editore in 2000 on the first two books of the 300 of which the comic series on newsstands every month is composed so far, thus leaving the door open to the first Italian franchise completely in English. Dampyr is set during the Balkan War in the early 1990s and follows the story of Harlan. Haunted by horrific nightmares, Harlan makes ends meet by posing as a Dampyr (in Slavic mythology, a half-human, half-vampire) capable of freeing villages from what superstitious inhabitants naively deem terrible curses related to the vampire world. But when summoned by soldiers attacked by bloodthirsty creatures, Harlan discovers the truth: he really is a Dampyr. While trying to face a terrible “Master of the Night”, Harlan must learn to manage his powers and discover his origins. Accompanying him is a renegade vampire and a soldier seeking revenge.
Sergio Bonelli Editore (SBE) is one of the most important comic book publishers in the world and Dampyr is one of the most long-lived and successful characters of the publishing house, whose editorial direction is entrusted to Michele Masiero. The Bonelli Cinematic Universe is part of the Bonelli Entertainment project, the production arm dedicated to the development of film and television projects based on its characters, loved by generations of readers, such as the animated series “Dragonero”, an international co-production along with Rai Kids, Power Kids and NexusTV, and the 10-episode live-action in a co-production between SBE and Atomic Monster by James Wan dedicated to Dylan Dog.