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Trailer Release For André Øvredal’s Superhero Action Thriller Mortal

After Mortal maked its digital debut in the United Kingdom this past summer, Saban Films has unveiled a new trailer, poster and US release date for the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark director, André Øvredal’s superhero action thriller starring Nat Wolff (Death Note).

Based on ancient Norse Mythology, Mortal is a fantasy adventure epic that is being described as a fusion of previous superhero films such as ChronicleX-Men and Thor. It will follow the story of a young boy, who must discover the origins of his extraordinary powers before he is captured by authorities hell-bent on condemning him for an accidental murder. A breath-taking and thrilling origins adventure story.

Joining Nat Wolff (Paper TownsThe Fault in Our Stars) are Norwegian actors Iben Akerlie, Priyanka Bose, Arthur Hakalahti, Anna Sedunova, and Per Egil Aske.

Wolff plays an American backpacker in western Norway who finds himself imprisoned following the accidental death of a local teen. Along with a young psychologist he met in jail, Wolff flees and soon learns he has abilities derived from ancient Norwegian mythology.

Mortal is written and directed by Øvredal, who also serves as an executive producer along with Aage Aaberge, Aron Eli Coleite, Malene Ehlers, Joshua Horsfield, and Henrik Zein.

André Øvredal is best known for his feature directorial debut film Trollhunter and the 2016 supernatural horror film The Autopsy of Jane Doe. His most recent work was on Guillermo del Toro’s live-action adaptation of Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. His upcoming projects are Amblin’s The Last Voyage of the Demeter and Stephen King’s The Long Walk film adaptation.

Mortal is written and directed by Øvredal, who also serves as an executive producer along with Aage Aaberge, Aron Eli Coleite, Malene Ehlers, Joshua Horsfield, and Henrik Zein.

Mortal is set to hit select theaters, digital platforms and VOD on November 6, followed by a Blu-ray release on November 10.

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