The Hunyadi epic entitled Rise of the Raven will end up being Hungary’s most expensive television series to date.

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“Making six movies so far in Hungary was an important part of my career. Still, the Hunyadi series will be a real premiere, as for the first time I will shoot a real Hungarian story with Hungarian actors in Hungarian,” — Robert Lantos

For the key job of show-runner, the producers have chosen George Mihalka, another Hungarian-born Canadian award-winning filmmaker, best known for the 1981 slasher My Bloody Valentine.

His TV credits include NBC’s The Firm, TNT’s Transporter: The Series and Showtime’s Bullet to Beijing.

Mihalka has said that that he has dreamed of returning to Hungary and “working in his homeland and native language.”

Posted on Emerging Europe here. Original post date: August 7, 2021.

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