Codex Pictures will be screening Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie in select cities in the US on February 26-27, 2011. The screenings are free and passes can be obtained at /.
The trailer for the movie is embedded below:
Ultramarines: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie stars the voices of Terence Stamp, John Hurt, and Sean Pertwee, and is written by Dan Abnett.
The full press release follows:
ULTRAMARINES™: A WARHAMMER® 40,000® MOVIE
Special free fan screenings in US theatres
Starring the voices of Terence Stamp, John Hurt, and Sean Pertwee
London, UK, February 4, 2011. ULTRAMARINES: A WARHAMMER 40,000 MOVIE, produced by Codex Pictures, will be screened in select theatres in the U.S. on Saturday and Sunday, February 26th and 27th 2011 especially for the huge following of dedicated Warhammer 40,000 fans. The limited series of free screenings of ULTRAMARINES will take place in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Baltimore, Dallas and Chicago, with a special press event hosted by Tribeca Flashpoint Academy in Chicago.
ULTRAMARINES will show in the following theatres:
Chicago – 11 AM, Saturday February 26 at the Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18 – 3740 East Main Street, St Charles, Illinois 60174 (followed by a Q&A with producer Bob Thompson)
Dallas, TX – 11 AM, Saturday February 26 at the Lewisville Cinemark Movies 8 – 1600 S Stemmons Freeway @ Corp Drive, Lewisville, Texas 75067
Seattle, WA – 11 AM, Saturday February 26 at the Metro Cinemas – 4500 9th Avenue, N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105
New York, NY – 11 AM, Sunday February 27 at the Village East Cinema – 181-189 Second Avenue, New York 10012 (followed by a Q&A with producer Bob Thompson)
Los Angeles, CA – 11 AM, Sunday February 27 at the Mann 10 Glendale Exchange – 128 North Maryland Avenue, Glendale, California 91206
Baltimore, MD – 11AM, Sunday February 27 at the Landmark’s Harbor East Cinema – 645 S President St, Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Go to http://ultramarinesthemovie.com. www.ultramarinesthemovie.comhttp://www.youtube.com/user/UltramarinesTheMoviehttp://ultramarinesthemovie.co/ for more details and to reserve the free passes.
Saturn Award winning producer, Bob Thompson will attend a series of Chicago area events, including a special presentation and press event at the Tribeca Flashpoint Academy on February 25th, as well as Q&A session after the Saturday, February 26th screening at the Classic Cinemas Charlestowne 18 in St. Charles, IL and after the New York City screening at the Village East Cinema.
ULTRAMARINES has been exclusively available since early December as a two-disc special edition collector’s set directly from the producers at http://ultramarinesthemovie.com.
“I am thrilled that we will be showing the movie on the big screen in the US. It is always a great experience watching the film with other fans in a theater,” said producer Bob Thompson.
Set in the grim, dark far future of the 41st Millennium, ULTRAMARINES marks the first ever feature film based on Games Workshop’s internationally successful tabletop miniature wargame Warhammer 40,000. The film was written by one of the best-selling Games Workshop Black Library authors, Dan Abnett (2000AD, Marvel Comics and DC Comics) and stars the voices of Terence Stamp (Superman 2, Valkyrie), John Hurt (Alien, Hellboy, V for Vendetta) and Sean Pertwee (Event Horizon, Dog Soldiers) and also includes Steven Waddington (Last of the Mohicans, The Tudors), Donald Sumpter (Being Human) and Johnny Harris (This is England ’86).
ULTRAMARINES is produced by independent production company Codex Pictures in association with Good Story Productions. The team behind ULTRAMARINES were producers of the original trilogy of highly successful and multi award-winning BIONICLE® DVDs, made for the LEGO Company. Aramid Entertainment BV, POP6 Medias Inc, and the Wales Creative IP Fund financed the film. The Canadian co-producer is POP6 Studios.
Bob Thompson is best-known for co-creating the hugely successful BIONICLE® IP for the LEGO Company and producing the original multi award-winning BIONICLE® movies. The founder of Good Story Productions, a film and TV production studio with multi-platform expertise, Bob formerly worked at the BBC and BBC Worldwide.
Founded in 2007, Tribeca Flashpoint Media Arts Academy has revolutionized the way students prepare for careers in the fields of digital arts, media and entertainment. Students enter a full-time, two-year, high-end program in one of four disciplines: Film & Broadcast, Game Development & Interactive Media, Recording Arts and VFX & Animation. All four programs incorporate team-based, cross-disciplinary learning and place a heavy emphasis on collaboration with employers in the entertainment and media industries. Students work on real productions alongside industry professionals with state of the art technology to create films, games and music for submission to festivals and competitions across the world.
ULTRAMARINES: A Warhammer 40,000 Movie
Official Site: www.ultramarinesthemovie.com
ULTRAMARINES YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/UltramarinesTheMovie
ULTRAMARINES Blog: 79332/m/news
ULTRAMARINES Twitter: http://twitter.com/wh40kmovie
ULTRAMARINES IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1679332/
Codex Pictures: http://www.codexpictures.com/about.html
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