Seventh Star Studios Announces Larry Alan Vires as Thorvald in Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

Seventh Star Studios is proud to announce Larry Alan Vires as Thorvald in the TV Pilot Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart!

Larry will portray Thorvald, a young village boy who is swept up with a number of other captives by brigands intent on selling them into slavery.  When the legendary heroine Rayden Valkyrie’s band of mercenaries catches up with the brigands, a great tragedy strikes in Thorvald’s life that forces him to face far more than any young boy should ever have to.

The world Thorvald inhabits is featured in Stephen Zimmer’s sword and sorcery novel Heart of a Lion. The story in the TV pilot is not an adaptation of the novel, but rather an original storyline envisioned to be the foundation for a series of episodes filled with the adventures of Rayden’s war band.

“Larry Alan Vires may be the youngest member of our cast, but he has a real toughness about him that goes well beyond his years,” Director/Screenwriter Stephen Zimmer said. “Very athletic and disciplined, Larry has the elements needed to shine onscreen.  I am very excited to have this outstanding young fellow aboard with us!”

Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart is scheduled for production late spring on locations in Kentucky and represents the first visual media project for Seventh Star Studios, a division of Seventh Star Press, a publisher of speculative fiction based out of Lexington, Kentucky.

About Larry: Larry Alan Vires is an actor, athlete, and student at Tate’s Creek Middle School in Lexington Kentucky. Active in archery and lacrosse at his school, Larry enjoys the outdoors, including pursuits such as hunting and fishing. With a great interest in action and fantasy genre movies and books, Larry is looking forward to his television debut in Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart.

 

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Seventh Star Studios Announces Silvio Wolf Busch as Sagaras in Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

Seventh Star Studios is proud to announce Silvio Wolf Busch as Sagaras in the TV Pilot Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart!

Silvio will portray Sagaras, a warrior from the same tribal lands where the iconic heroine Rayden Valkyrie was raised. An adventurer, Sagaras’ quest to fight alongside the famed warrior lands him in her mercenary band, which embarks on a quest to hunt down a group of brigands who have taken a number of captives. His great fighting skills will be put to the test by far more than brigands on this journey.

The world Sagaras inhabits is featured in Stephen Zimmer’s sword and sorcery novel Heart of a Lion. The story in the TV pilot is not an adaptation of the novel, but rather an original storyline envisioned to be the foundation for a series of episodes filled with the adventures of Rayden’s war band.

“Silvio is everything you would want for a project in our genre,” Director/Screenwriter Stephen Zimmer said. “He is a student of history with a deep passion for the fantasy genre. Combined with his extensive combat training and other skills well-suited to fight sequences and stunts, he is a perfect fit for a warrior band. I’m extremely excited to have Silvo in our wonderful ensemble cast!”

Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart is scheduled for production late spring on locations in Kentucky and represents the first visual media project for Seventh Star Studios, a division of Seventh Star Press, a publisher of speculative fiction based out of Lexington, Kentucky.

About Silvio: Silvio Wolf Busch is a German-born multilingual actor who has been seen onscreen in numerous Hollywood films, independent features, and television shows. Silvio’s acting career began in theater in his native Germany, eventually progressing to his first film jobs as a stunt man and stunt coordinator in Hollywood.

Silvio has worked alongside and opposite many notable individuals, including Laura Dern, James Spader, Charlize Theron, Jon Voight, Jeff Daniels, Kiefer Sutherland, Danny Aiello, Eric Stoltz, Molly Ringwald, Bo Hoskins, and many more.

An equestrian, martial artist, expert swimmer, marksman, sailor and former naval officer with an extensive military background, Silvio is well-known for his ability to carry out his own stunts in his acting roles. A longtime student of history, Silvio has a thorough background in both medieval weapons and period fight choreography.

In addition to acting, Silvio is also an accomplished screenwriter, singer, and photographer. He currently resides in Lexington, Kentucky.

To follow Silvio online, use the following links:
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2316393/
Twitter: @ReiterWolf
Instagram: @fotowolfaesthetics

 

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Seventh Star Studios Announces Bishop Stevens for Role of Khalid in Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

Seventh Star Studios is proud to announce Bishop Stevens as the warrior Khalid in the TV Pilot Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart!

Bishop will portray Khalid, a warrior from the lands of the Kartagen Empire who has adventured farther to the north and east, eventually finding himself in a mercenary band led by the heroine Rayden Valkyrie.  The hunt of a group of brigands, who have taken a number of captives, takes Khalid on a journey unlike any other he has ever faced.

The world Khalid inhabits is featured in Stephen Zimmer’s sword and sorcery novel Heart of a Lion. The story in the TV pilot is not an adaptation of the novel, but rather an original storyline envisioned to be the foundation for a series of episodes filled with the adventures of Rayden’s war band.

“Bishop brings great presence onto the screen,” Director/Screenwriter Stephen Zimmer said.  “In addition to his great talent as an actor and ability to carry out fight scenes and stunts, he has a tremendous work ethic that drives him to deliver the best performance possible.  Bishop is a fantastic addition to our ensemble cast and I’m very happy to have him aboard with us!”

Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart is scheduled for production late spring on locations in Kentucky and represents the first visual media project for Seventh Star Studios, a division of Seventh Star Press, a publisher of speculative fiction based out of Lexington, Kentucky.

About Bishop: Bishop Stevens is a former WCW/WWE pro-wrestler, who turned actor in 2013. As a wrestler Bishop trained with the legendary 8 time Champion Harley Race and signed with World Championship Wrestling which was later purchased by the WWF (now the WWE). After leaving pro-wrestling Bishop landed roles on such TV shows like NBC’s Crisis, NBC’s Chicago PD and AMC’s The Walking Dead, which would lead to a recurring role on season 1 of FOX’s Empire.

Since his role on Empire, Bishop moved into feature films appearing in movies with some of Hollywood’s most well-known stars including Lobo Sebastian, Raymond Barry, Victor Garber, Danny Glover, and Zoe Lister-Jones. Bishop landed a starring role in the hilarious Meygan Kelly, Michael De Luca produced comedy Embeds for Verzion GO90 which shot him into featured and supporting roles in up-coming movies including:

Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair’s: Mom and Dad
Colin Ford and Ajiona Alexus’: Blood Addicted,
Zazie Beetz and Chance The Rapper: Slice and a
A project with Justin Long: The New Guy for Huawei.

Bishop has also signed on for the up-coming TV Series Clash of the Vampires which should be a very interesting comparison with his role in the Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart TV Pilot (Supernatural to Fantasy).

In addition to acting, Bishop is a motivational speaker and fitness enthusiast. He’s also becoming very well-known on the SciFi and Horror convention circuit making guest appearances at conventions though out the mid-west.

To follow Bishop online use the following links:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bishops411/
Twitter: @bishops411
Instagram: @bishops411
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm6627700

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Seventh Star Studios Announces James Tackett for Role of Warrior Eigil in Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

Seventh Star Studios is proud to announce James Tackett as the warrior Eigil in the TV Pilot Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart!

James will portray Eigil, 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.

The world Eigil inhabits is featured in Stephen Zimmer’s sword and sorcery novel Heart of a Lion. The story in the TV pilot is not an adaptation of the novel, but rather an original storyline envisioned to be the foundation for a series of episodes filled with the adventures of Rayden’s war band.

“James Tackett is the kind of guy you want to have in a cast,” Director/Screenwriter Stephen Zimmer said. “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!”

Rayden Valkyrie: Saga of a Lionheart is scheduled for production late spring on locations in Kentucky and represents the first visual media project for Seventh Star Studios, a division of Seventh Star Press, a publisher of speculative fiction based out of Lexington, Kentucky.

About James: 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.

 

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