Everything is ready for Dampyr, a 15 million euro Italian mega

– Riccardo Chemello’s first work, a fantasy action based on the cult comic of the same name and with an international cast, will debut at Lucca Comics & Games and in Italian cinemas on October 28

Frida Gustavsson in Dampyr

First Italian franchise completely in English and with an impressive budget of over 15 million euros, the fantasy action Dampyr [+leggi anche:
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directed by the first-time director Riccardo Chemello and based on the cult comic of the same name, it is the first film in the Bonelli Cinematic Universe and is preparing to inaugurate the next edition of Lucca Comics & Games, where it will have its world premiere. Co-produced by Eagle Pictures, Sergio Bonelli Publisher And Brandon Boxthe film will be released simultaneously in Italian theaters on October 28, with Eagle Pictures (here the trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWg2X9P6rJo).

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Dampyrbased on the first two issues of the comic series created by Mauro Boselli And Maurice Colombo (published by Sergio Bonelli Editore in 2000, today it has 300 albums), is written by Mauro Boselli, Giovanni Masi, Alberto Ostini, Mauro Uzzeo. It is set during the Balkan War in the early 1990s and follows the story of Harlan. Haunted by horrible nightmares, Harlan makes ends meet by posing as a Dampyr (in Slavic mythology, a half-human, half-vampire being) capable of freeing villages from what the superstitious inhabitants naively believe are terrible curses linked to the world of vampires. But when summoned by soldiers attacked by bloodthirsty creatures, Harlan learns the truth: he really is a Dampyr. While trying to face a terrible “Master of the Night”, Harlan will have to learn to manage his powers and discover his origins. Accompanying him is a renegade vampire and a soldier seeking revenge.

The cast is international: Dampyr is embodied by Wade Briggs (the series Still Star Crossed, Please like me), Emil Kurjak from Stuart Martin (Army of Thievesthe series Jamestown, The doctors) and Tesla from Frida Gustavsson (Tigers [+leggi anche:
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the series Vikings: Valhalla). By their side, David Morrissey (The Walking Dead), Sebastian Croft (Game of thrones) And Luke Roberts (Game of Thrones, Pirates of the Caribbean, Batman). Behind the scenes, the Hair Designer George GregoriniAcademy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling in the film Suicide Squad; the Makeup Designer Francesca Galafassi (Game of thrones, Ben Hur); Vladimir ‘Furdo’ Furdik as Fight Choreographer (Skyfall, Game of Thrones, The Witcher) And Lubomir Misak as Supervising Stunt Coordinator (Game of Thrones, The Last Legion, The New Pope); John Casalnuovo as Costume Designer (Wanted, Romeo & Juliet, Beowulf). Producers are Roberto Proia, Vincenzo Sarno, Andrea Sgaravatti.

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, such as the animated series Black Dragonan international co-production together with Rai Kids, Power Kids and NexusTV, and the 10-episode live-action dedicated to Dylan Dog co-produced by SBE and James Wan’s Atomic Monster.

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Everything is ready for Dampyr, a 15 million euro Italian mega-production