Patrick Stewart to Narrate “Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage”

Sir Patrick Stewart travels to another destination where no one has gone before in the action film Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage based on the Middle Eastern fairy tale of Sinbad the sailor from the celebrated “Arabian Nights” book. In the movie, the sailor crosses a perilous desert of magic to save the Sultan’s first born daughter from an evil sorcerer and meets fairy tale creatures such as the Goliath Crab monster, the Cyclops, and the skeletons in the dead tree forest. Sir Patrick is the narrator of Sinbad’s journey.

Primed for release in 2012, the $22 million dollar venture is produced by Giant Flick Films LLC in association with executive producer Steven Paul’s Crystal Edge LLC, an affiliate of Crystal Sky LLC. The film will use a unique combination of state of the art visual FX and old school stop-animation (Dynamation) technology taking the audience back in time of classic Saturday matinee films originally brought to the silver screen in the 1950s.

Persian-American actor/director Shahin Sean Solimon, who plays Sinbad, says he was a fan of the original “Arabian Nights,” tale. He also shares that the production gathered artists from around the world to create this new version of Sinbad’s adventures. “We wanted to create something very unique for the fans of Sinbad and bring back the traditional style of movie making. We are excited and looking forward to giving young and old audiences a chance to experience this movie!”

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Press Release:

‘SINBAD SETS SAIL IN HIS FIFTH VOYAGE’

~ Live Action Movie ‘Sinbad The Fifth Voyage’, Narrated By Patrick Stewart
Takes Die Hard Fans Back To Traditional Visual FX Filmmaking ~

Los Angeles, CA (May 23rd, 2012) – Giant Flick Films LLC in association with Steven Paul’s Crystal Edge LLC, an affiliate of Crystal Sky LLC proudly announces ‘Sinbad The Fifth Voyage’.

The exciting $22M budgeted live action film is based on the Middle Eastern fairy tale adventures of Sinbad the sailor and is narrated by Sir Patrick Stewart (Star Trek, Dune, X-Men). ‘Sinbad The Fifth Voyage’, which features creatures such as the Cyclops, the Goliath Crab monster and skeletons in the dead tree forest to name a few, has been produced using a unique combination of state of the art visual FX, old school stop-animation (Dynamation) technology of yester-year, and is loosely based on the original tales from the highly acclaimed ‘Arabian Nights’ book.

“Being a fan of the original tales from the Arabian Nights as well as the great creature movies of yester-year, we teamed up with artists from around the globe and really pushed to deliver a fresh version of Sinbad. “ – said up and coming Persian-American actor/director Shahin Sean Solimon. “We wanted to create something very unique for the fans of Sinbad and bring back the traditional style of movie making. We are excited and looking forward to giving young and old audiences a chance to experience this movie!”

Primed for a 2012 release ‘Sinbad The Fifth Voyage’ is reminiscent of the classic Saturday afternoon matinee films originally brought to the silver screen in the 1950s using stop-motion animation technology.

Steven Paul’s Crystal Edge, LLC is an affiliate of Crystal Sky (Ghost Rider, Tekken) also headed by Steven Paul, an Executive Producer, and is representing ‘Sinbad The Fifth Voyage’ as worldwide exclusive sales agent.

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About Giant Flick Films:

With core genres of Fantasy, Sci-fi, Horror and Action-Adventure Giant Flick Films LLC is a full-fledged production and distribution company based in Hollywood, CA and founded by a group of artist and partnerships that span the globe with a single goal of bringing great movies to the fans. Their goal is to broaden ingenuity and project imagination through good old fashion creativity for a new generation of cinema fans. Giant Flick is a green company. Recycling and conserving are an integral part of their operations in the corporate offices and on film sets.

Alex works as a tax attorney advising non-profit organizations and, as a hobby, directs theater plays with the Bulgarian Amateur Theater in Boston. Like many performance art lovers, Alex enjoys writing reviews for plays, dance performances, and movies. She became an avid Star Trek fan in the ’90s, when she first watched TNG in her native country of Bulgaria. Alex is fluent in Bulgarian, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian and French.

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  • Peter Andrew Montgomery

    Beyond awesome.