Ultramarines, which will run for 70 minutes and be released direct-to-DVD, will use CGI animation as well as other “state-of-the-art” techniques, according to the joint statement. Further details on plot, casting, and other areas are non-existent at the moment, but fans can join the update list at http://www.ultramarinesthemovie.com.
Codex Pictures is a London based film production company whose previous credits include the Lego Bionicle trilogy. “It’s taken a lot of research and development to get to this stage,” said a spokesperson for Codex. “And it’s such an exciting challenge to be able to bring the depth and power of the Warhammer 40,000 universe to a brand new medium.”
And let’s face it, nothing could be quite as bad as this pitch reel Games Workshop put out a while back: