The Western cast lends credence to this Malaysian production only on paper and does little to distract from the film's limitations. Granted, there's very little for the actors to work with, as the Viking stuff is merely a vessel for gory fight scenes. Why else would Eirick rescue and recruit some random Chinese guy (played by Jon Foo, a Brit whose Mandarin is as heavily accented as his character's English) with kung-fu chops?
Comic-Con costumes make the proceedings seem like mere cosplay: The butt-kicking Brynna (
"Vikingdom." No MPAA rating. Running time: 1 hour, 50 minutes. At Landmark Regent Theatre, Westwood. Also on VOD.