First there was Dead Snow the wacky intestine filled Norwegian Slasher film and now we have Shawn Robert Smith’s The 4th Reich. The film is an exaggeration based on the consequences of Hitlers third Reich Bio research. The 2nd Lincolnshire Battalion was one of the many British groups which landed in Norther France in 1944 and what they discovered brought the world to it’s knees. Shawn Roberts says the 4th Reich is a wartime Horror and a dark analysis into the Third Reich’s pursuits to develop a master race. The Angel of Death Josef Mengale was a key German researcher in the field of disease called NOMA, with the help of Czechoslovakian pediatrician Berthold Epstien they created the strain this movie is about research.
Check out their website, just looking at the promotional images gives me nightmares. Production Begins Spring 2010. The list of actors is as follows Hellraiser’s Doug Bradley, Tom Savini, Sean Pertwee, Axelle Carolyn, Simon Bamford, and Craig Conway.
June 1944, after the glorious victory on D-day, the armies of the combined allied forces begin their long push to Berlin with the aim of bringing down Hitler and the despised Nazi regime of the Third Reich. But buried deep in secret files German Reichstag, is the chilling reality of Hitler’s plan to create an eternal living hell, The 4th Reich. Dr. Joseph Mengele, Hitler’s chief scientist, was charged with creating a new super army of invincible soldiers. A force that would never be beaten. His experiments and research at the death camps of Auschwitz, Belsen and Birkenau would create unspeakable evil. A small brigade of soldiers from 3rd Infantry Division, under the command of the battle hardened Captain Bathurst embark on an ever darkening quest to liberate Europe. Fighting their way through the French countryside, villages and war ravaged towns. Each step discovering progressively strange battles and events until they reach an abandoned research facility where the true horror begins.