Epic to start production on Aug. 9

Renny Harlin’s historical epic “Mannerheim” will start production Aug. 9.

The $15 million production will primarily shoot in Hungary, with the country’s locations standing in for Russia, China, Poland, France and Finland. Some scenes will be shot on location in Finland.

Pic will be produced by Markus Selin and Jukka Helle for Solar Films and Liberty Prods., with Harald Reichebner for Global United Entertainment and Jozcef Cirko for HCC Media Group on board as co-producers.

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