Cast Set for Metal Hurlant Chronicles
By Kristin Brzoznowski
Published: October 3, 2011
CANNES: WE Productions, Humanoids and Panini U.K. Media have unveiled the star talent on board for the sci-fi adventure Metal Hurlant Chronicles, among them Rutger Hauer.
Hauer (Blade Runner, Sin City, Hitcher) joins Scott Adkins (The Expendables 2, The Bourne Supremacy, X-men Origins), Michael Jai White (Black Dynamite, Blood and Bones, Spawn), Joe Flanigan (Stargate Atlantis, Warehouse 13, CSI) and James Marsters (Buffy, Angel, Smallville, Torchwood). Further cast announcements will be made at the end of the year.
Metal Hurlant Chronicles is an adaptation of the science-fiction comic books of the same name. The TV treatment for the sci-fi/action graphic novels is led by Guillaume Lubrano and produced by France's WE Productions and Humanoids with Pierre Spengler (Superman) and Fabrice Giger. Worldwide distribution is held by Panini U.K. Media. The first two seasons, each 12x30 minutes, will be delivered in April 2012 and November 2012, respectively.