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Grendel

Beowulf and Grendel

Release date – TBD

Production – Brian Henson and Vince Raisa – Jim Henson Company; Robert D Krzykowski, Jay Glazer, Dennis Berardi and Jon D. Wagner
Director – Robert D Krzykowski
Original Songs – T Bone Burnett

Filming: Europe – mid to late 2024

Cast:
Jeff Bridges – Grendel
Dave Bautista – Beowulf
Bryan Cranston – King Hrothgar
Sam Elliott – The Dragon
Thomasin McKenzie – Queen Wealtheow
Aidan Turner – Unferth
T Bone Burnett – The Shaper

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. 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.” – Robert D. Krzykowski

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