Shout Factory Nabs Medieval Film ‘Kingslayer’

Shout Factory announced that they are distributing the European film ‘Kingslayer,’ a medieval film that dramatizes the early life of English King Richard the Lionheart. Shout will stream it on several platforms and will also give it a home video release on DVD.

“ A nation stands on the brink of chaos, England’s crown lies ready for the taking. One man must make a choice between love and destiny before a kingdom falls. From BAFTA Award winner Stuart Brennan (Risen) and Golden Globe-winning producer Gareth Wiley (Match Point, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) comes an enthralling action epic based on true historical events when KINGSLAYER unleashes on digital, VOD, Blu-ray™, and DVD for watch-at-home on October 18, 2022 from Shout! Studios in collaboration with Kaleidoscope. Written and directed by Brennan and produced by Wiley and Brennan, KINGSLAYER boasts an impressive cast of Brennan, Carolina Carlsson (The Young Pope), Ryan Gage (The Hobbit films), David Hayman (Macbeth), newcomer Ellie-Rose Mackinlay, and John Rhys-Davies (The Lord of the Rings films),” Shout said on their website.

The movie is produced by Brennan, Christina de la Sala, Mark Paul Wake, and Gareth Wiley.

You can watch the trailer below:

Shout Factory describes the synopsis as follows,

“With his kingdom on the brink of chaos, Richard the Lionheart must decide whether to fight for his crown … or for his love for a commoner. Days away from his coronation, a secret meeting with the woman he loves turns into a life-or-death fight for survival for the future King of England. Ambushed by hired mercenaries, and with the identity of the man who ordered his murder a mystery, Richard is left with no allies he can trust. As civil war looms, the young prince is forced to face not only his enemies but the harsh responsibilities of leadership.”

The movie production was handled by the Stronghold movie studio.

Jacob Airey

Jacob Airey is a writer, nerd, YouTube host, movie reviewer, and pop culture critic. He started the website StudioJakeMedia.com in 2012 where he covers a vast variety of topics including film, TV, anime, music, and faith. He is also the author of The Seven Royals fantasy novel series.

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