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Mark Huffam On Board ‘The French Executioner’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Project based on historical novel set in 1536

The Vladar Co. has partnered with Mark Huffam (“Game of Thrones”) to produce the movie adaptation of C.C. Humphrey’s novel “The French Executioner.”

Vlad Yudin will co-produce the big-screen project with his partner Edwin Mejia.

The film will follow the final days of King Henry VIII’s second wife Anne Boleyn prior to her 1536 execution by a French swordsman who vows to bury her six-fingered hand, a symbol of her rumored witchery, at a sacred crossroads. When the hand is stolen by an Archbishop, the swordsman sets out to track down the relic across a Europe ravaged by wars and political turmoil.

Huffam was a producer on the first season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones.” Feature producing credits include “Johnny English” and “Killing Bono”; he exec produced “Prometheus.”

Vladar has produced documentary “Generation Iron” with American Media Inc. and Jerome Gary and partnered with Arcana Studios for the adaptation of the sci-fi graphic novel “Head Smash” and paranormal thriller “Catskill Park.”

Huffam is repped by Gersh.

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