James Tackett as Eigil
About the character: Eigil: Eigil is a warrior from the north who finds himself in the company of others from his lands, and many more, when he joins a mercenary company led by the renowned Rayden Valkyrie. The hunt of a group of brigand slavers takes him into an ancient forest; a shadowy realm where he will face dangers far worse than human warriors.
About James Tackett: James is an award-winning actor from Louisville, Kentucky with over forty acting credits including feature films, short films and television appearances. He has portrayed characters ranging from comedic to action to dramatic, appearing in such classics as the action/comedy OVERTIME, the suspense/thriller UNITED WE FALL, and the hilarious new sitcom FAMILY TREE. He also has an extensive martial arts background, having a black belt in shaolin kung fu and a brown belt in hapkido. James looks forward to bringing the character of Eigil to life in the epic tale that is, RAYDEN VALKYRIE: SAGA OF A LIONHEART.
Comments from Director/Screenwriter Stephen Zimmer: “James Tackett is the kind of guy you want to have in a cast. He is a very gifted actor with the physicality to carry out action sequences and stunts. He also has an infectious, positive energy that is a boost to any production environment. I am so thrilled that James is a member of the wonderful ensemble cast we have for this project!”