AXECALIBUR (2017) Preview

 

‘Sometimes… Legends can kill’

Axecalibur is a 2017 British slasher horror feature film about an obsessive author who discovers the truth behind an urban myth. Also known as The Legend of the Mad Axeman

Written, produced and directed by Russ Gomm (The Welcoming short; The Woods Movie documentary) and Philip Mearns (The Shadow of Bigfoot), the Aurora Pictures-Lunar Graveyard production stars Edward Fisher, Bethany Calder, Owen Walton and Aaron Neil.

The synth soundtrack score was composed by Thomas Joly aka Jupiter-8 (Another Evil Night; Bonehill Road; Year of Fear).

The movie is based on Russ Gomm’s 2014 short (watch below) of the same name.

Plot:

Young author Jason Hill (Edward Fisher) uncovers information for his new book which leads him to the conclusion that the Mad Axeman is more than just an urban legend and soon finds himself in a race against time to uncover the truth behind a new series of murders…

Release:

Axecalibur is available via Amazon Prime in the UK and USA.

Cast and characters:

Edward Fisher … Jason Hill
Bethany Calder … Lily Martell
Owen Walton … Rick Hughes
Bethany Smith … Sandy Lynch
Aaron Neil … Ed Lewis
Lauren Bridgland … Megan Cooper
Mike Shaw … Dan Barrett
Justin Courtney … Brett Stevenson
Ben Shockley … Steven Stanton
Andy Young … Neil Anderson
Paul Kavanagh … Detective Inspector O’Connell
Ken Arnold … FBI Agent Johnson
Billy Chainsaw … Harold Pace
William Roberts … Samuel Gray / The Mad Axeman

Filming locations:

Wye, Ashford, Kent, England

Technical details:

72 minutes
Aspect ratio: 2.35: 1
Audio: Stereo

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