Arcana Studio & Shout! Set Cast for Lovecraft Movie


VANCOUVER/LOS ANGELES: Ron Perlman and Christopher Plummer have joined the cast of the upcoming animated film from Arcana Studio titled Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom, based on Bruce Brown’s best-selling graphic novel of the same name.

Sean Patrick O’Reilly, CEO and founder of Arcana, is writing, directing and producing the movie adaptation. Golden Globe-winning Perlman has signed on to voice the role of Shoggoth, while Oscar-winning Plummer has been cast in the role of Dr. Herbert West. Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom is slated for a fall 2016 release across major entertainment distribution platforms and in packaged media from Shout! Factory.

The film introduces a new generation to the imaginative Lovecraft universe, combining storytelling with events from horror writer H.P. Lovecraft’s life and elements of his writing. Michelle O’Reilly will also produce, while Gary Yuen will serve as art director and senior modeler, Brendan Hansell as senior editor and Haqui Gbadamosi as CG supervisor.