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New Role for Aidan Turner in Live Action Grendel

posted: May 10th, 2024 in Career

Beowulf and Grendel

Aidan Turner is set to play “Unferth” in a new live-action version of “Grendal”. Jeff Bridges is set to star as the titular character. Aidan’s “The Man Who Killed Hitler and The Bigfoot” co-star, Sam Elliot” is set to play “The Dragon”. The project is directed by Directed by Robert D. Krzykowski (The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot).

“Palisades Park Pictures is set to launch sales at Cannes for Grendel, which is billed as the “tale of the legendary monster at the heart of the Beowulf epic poem who steps forth to tell his side of this riveting story.” Jim Henson’s Creature Shop will handle the practical creature work and design.”

“Grendel represents everything I love about the movies. John Gardner’s mad masterpiece cleverly tackles what it is to be human through the wild-eyed lens of a monster,” said Krzykowski. “It’s an honor to work with such a remarkable group of storytellers, all of whom seek to bring something wonderful and unexpected to audiences now.”

Read more here: Jeff Bridges, Dave Bautista to Star in Live-Action Monster Movie ‘Grendel’ from Jim Henson Company

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