Iron Sky The Coming Race is dark science fiction comedy that is a sequel to 2012’s cult hit Iron Sky in which Nazis attacked from the dark side of the Moon. The film is a Finnish-German co-production with a budget of approximately 11 million euros. It’s directed by Timo Vuorensola and produced by Tero Kaukomaa (Iron Sky Universe) and Oliver Damian (27 Films Production). The current cast includes Julia Dietze (Iron Sky, 1½ Ritter), Udo Kier (Dogville, Dancer in the Dark), Stephanie Paul (Separation City, Film School Confidential). More casting news will be announced in the future. The screenplay is written by American writer Dalan Musson. Filming is scheduled to start in Q2 of 2015 in Germany with an international cast and crew.
What makes Iron Sky special is the wide ranging collaboration with fans and community: fans join in creating ideas and content for the movie on the upcoming crowdsourcing platform, give the film publicity by creating word of mouth and even participate in funding by crowdfunding big portion of the budget.
The first film in The Iron Sky series was completed in February 2012 and released at Berlinale 2012 as part of the Panorama program. The film has been distributed theatrically to over 60 countries, and even more on Blu-ray and DVD. Iron Sky has won the Silver Méliès -award and Audience Award at Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, the AACTA (“Australian Oscar”) for best visual effects, Jussi-award (“Finnish Oscar”) for best production design, and several audience awards in festivals around the world. It was in official selection in such film festivals as Berlinale, Moscow Film Festival, Karlovy Vary, Sofia International Film Festival and Sitges Film Festival.
In addition to Iron Sky The Coming Race the team is working on a multi-season TV-series, set during the cold war it would be a prequel to the first film.
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