Do you remember the 1980 fantasy adventure “Hawk the Slayer”? Well, the sequel to that film, “Hawk the Hunter” is actually in the works!
In case you don’t remember “Hawk the Slayer”, the film followed Hawk (played by John Terry), who witnessed the murders of his bride and father at the hands of his evil brother Voltan (Jack Palance) he and his friends set out to end his brother’s reign of the Abbess.
Shockya has been contacted with news on the upcoming sequel. According to the press release, director Terry Marcel “has bowed to fan pressure and resolved to make the sequel to his thirty year old sword and sorcery cult classic ‘Hawk the Slayer’, entitled ‘Hawk the Hunter’.”
The filming for “Hawk the Hunter” will begin in Lithuania this fall. A website has also been erected in order to raise funds for the film.
The site also has an extended interview with Marcel. “Studio money isn’t around, but if they sign up then I’ll make it for the fans” said Marcel in the interview. “I’ll stay true to the style Harry Robertson and I created in ‘Hawk the Slayer’, it’s become a cult classic and that’s what I’ll re create with ‘Hawk the Hunter'”.
“Hawk the Hunter” will be released in the UK early 2012 before starting on international releases. If you’d like to view the site and contribute funds to help with the production visit hawkthehunter.com