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“Solomon Kane” fights Evil

Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on September 12, 2009

Solomon Kanefrom AceShowBiz.com

Learning that his brutal and cruel actions have damned him, 16th century puritan seeks for redemption but soon finds himself once again dragged out of a life of peace to fight evil in all its forms.

His soul has been damned for his brutal and cruel actions in battle fields. That’s the words coming from the mouth of 16th century puritan warrior in the first official trailer of “Solomon Kane”. The trailer exposes the blood-shed actions done by the titular character.

After learning that he has been damned for life, Solomon Kane is determine to redeem himself. Returning to England, he converts to puritanism and lives a life of peace and goodness. But, soon his peaceful life is threatened when dark power arrives and finds himself dragged back to the life he desperately wants to leave behind as he fights against evil in all its forms.

Adapted from the classic pulp stories by “Conan the Barbarian” creator Robert E. Howard, “Solomon Kane” is the first part of a trilogy series. Directed by Michael J. Bassett, it stars James Purefoy as the titular character. Produced independently, it has yet to have a U.S. distributor and is playing at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, which runs from September 10 to 19.

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One Response to ““Solomon Kane” fights Evil”

  1. Somnopolis said

    Thankfully it didn’t turn into Pacino’s Michael Corleone raging about being ‘pulled back in’.

    I imagine that if this had tied into LXG it would have been just that terrible.

    Bassett did Howard proud I reckon.

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