Johan Hegg, vocalist for Swedish melodic death metallers Amon Amarth, has been confirmed to join the cast of the movie “Northmen – A Viking Saga”, as announced by Ralph Dietrich, CEO of Ascot Elite entertainment Group. In the movie, Hegg is slated to play a viking warrior named Valli.
Hegg said, “The mythology behind our Viking heritage is engrained in everything we do and it is awesome to have the opportunity to be part of ‘Northmen – A Viking Saga’. This is going to be one epic adventure and I cannot wait to be on set with my co-stars and this fantastic filmmaking team!”
Dietrich added, “It is an honor to have metal icon Johan Hegg set sail with us and we could not be more excited. Such a fitting addition, Johan’s music, as the lead singer of AMON AMARTH, is synonymous with the Viking experience that we are bringing to life in ‘Northmen – A Viking Saga’.”
Hegg will be part of an International cast in “Northmen”, consisting of such actors as Tom Hopper (“Knights Of Badassdom”, “Black Sails”, “Merlin”), Ryan Kwanten (“True Blood”, “The Right Kind Of Wrong”), Ken Duken (“Das Adlon”, “Inglorious Basterds”), Charlie Murphy (“Philomena”, “The Village”), Ed Skrein (“The Sweeney”, “Ill Manors”, “Game Of Thrones”), Anatole Taubman (“Quantum Of Solace”, “The Tudors”) and James Norton (“Rush”, “Belle”).
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