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Moby Dick Adapted, with Dragons

The upcoming film, Age of the Dragons, will adapt Herman Melville‘s Moby Dick in a brand new setting–a medieval kingdom full of dragons.

In the video embedded above, watch Danny Glover play Captain Ahab, the disfigured dragon hunter. Thanks to io9 for turning us on to this crazy film.

Here’s more about the film: “Set in a medieval realm where Captain Ahab and crew hunt dragons for the vitriol that powers their world, Ishmael, a charismatic harpooner joins their quest. Ahab’s adopted daughter Rachel, beautiful and tough, runs the hunting vessel. Ahab’s obsession is to seek revenge on a great ‘White Dragon’ that slaughtered his family when he was young and left his body scarred and mauled, drives the crew deeper into the heart of darkness. In the White Dragon’s lair Ahab’s secrets are revealed and Rachel must choose between following him on his dark quest or escaping to a new life with Ishmael.”

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