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'Iron Sky' producer, UK outfit join creature feature 'It Came From The Desert'

8 July 2016 5:43 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Producers join Marko Mäkilaakso’s pulpy monster movie based on the 80’s video game; Raven Banner sells.

Fledgling UK production/finance company Alliance Media Partners (Amp) is collaborating with Finland’s Roger! Pictures to produce the action-comedy-sci-fi It Came From The Desert.

The film is the first feature from Roger! Pictures, run by producer Teemu Virta and director Marko Mäkilaakso, whose aim is to produce genre films with budgets of under $1m for the international market.

Iron Sky producer Tero Kaukomaa, a shareholder in Roger!, is an executive producer on the film, which is described as “a smart, pulpy, action monster movie, inspired by Cinemaware’s cult 1980s video game of the same name. Its tall tale involves rival motocross heroes (and heroines), kegger parties in the desert, secret underground military bases, romantic insecurities…and giant ants!”

Kaukomaa said: “This deal with Amp gives us an extra power boost to produce this great script into a »

- wendy.mitchell@screendaily.com (Wendy Mitchell)

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Raven Banner secures 'It Came From The Desert' pre-sales

14 February 2016 9:00 PM, PST | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Video game adaptation sees mutant ants wreacking havoc in the New Mexico Desert.

Genre movie It Came From The Desert from Marko Mäkilaakso (director of 2011 shocker War Of The Dead) has been exciting buyers in the market.

Raven Banner has confirmed deals with Tiberius (Germany), Minerva (Italy), Zylo (France), Borsalino (Latin America), Crystalsky (Philippines), H.G.C. (China), Monster Pictures (Australia/New Zealand), Moviecloud (Taiwan), and Roll Caption (Turkey)

Production is set for spring on the action-adventure computer game adaptation that features giant mutant ants wreaking destruction in the New Mexico Desert. Roger Pictures produces and Tero Kaukomaa (Iron Sky) is the executive producer. »

- geoffrey@macnab.demon.co.uk (Geoffrey Macnab)

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