SXSW 2012: Space Nazis Invade North America! eOne Buys North American Rights For IRON SKY
Though met with mixed responses when it screened in Berlin the highly anticipated Space Nazi flick Iron Sky is due to bow at this year's SXSW. eOne (Entertainment One) has bought the North American rights for the film from Stealth Media Group.
"We are happy to be working with eOne who have been behind this from from the beginning and which we believe will be a phenomenon and become a cult hit," said Michael L. B. Cowan, joing CEO of Stealth, which has offices in L.A. and London.Dylan Wiley, eOne Films U.S. veep of theatrical marketing and distribution, calls the Finland-Germany- Austria copro the "Citizen Kane" of Nazis-in-space movies. "We couldn't be more thrilled to bring ('Iron Sky') to North American audiences, where its dedicated and rabid fan base is already demanding the fil," added Wiley, who expects a spring theatrical release in U.S. and Canada.