The Canadian company Raven Banner has acquired worldwide sales rights (excluding Scandinavia) to Finland’s first superhero film, titled Rendel.

Rendel is a Finnish superhero/marked vigulante who seeks revenge and fights against a huge criminal organisation known as VALA.

This is not the first time Raven Banner have marketed a Finnish film around the world – they previously did Bunny the Killer Thing, which was also produced by Black Beaver Productions – the company doing Rendel.

Rendel stars Kristoffer Gummerus and Bianca Bradley. The film is currently in post-production with release scheduled for later this year.


Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is know based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.