running time 111
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Writers: Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary (based on the epic poem)
Official website for Beowulf
The DVDs of Beowulf (both the theatrical release and director's cut) are due for release on 17 March 08. Blu-Ray and HD DVD versions will both be available. Read reviews of the Director's Cut here and here.
IMDB Entry for Beowulf
You can watch the trailers and TV spot here.
A supposed 'R-rated' version of the Beowulf trailer can be viewed here.
The film opened in the US and UK on 16 November 2007. It was released in conventional theatres and also in IMAX 3D. Read reviews at RottenTomatoes.com where it is generally well received.
A 20-minute reel was shown at Comic-Con, San Diego, in July 2007 and here are some reactions:
Look article from the LA Times, July 2007
The Guardian blog
Interview with writer Roger Avary at ShockTillYouDrop.com
Watch a video interview
with Ray at JoBlo.com.
Read interviews with Ray about Beowulf at Gazettelive.co.uk, Canmag.com, thedeadbold.com, newsblaze.com, moviehole.net, The Times, firstshowing.net, Moviesonline.com, The Telegraph.
Ray Winstone as Beowulf (Paramount Pictures and Shangri-la Entertainment)
Ray Winstone as Beowulf and Anthony Hopkins as King Hrothgar
(Paramount Pictures and Shangri-la Entertainment)
Ray Winstone as Beowulf
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