Published On: Fri, Mar 6th, 2015

Saye Yabandeh previews ‘East of Byzantium: War Gods and Warrior Saints’

Saye Yabandeh returned to Dispatch Radio to preview her work in the upcoming film East of Byzantium: War Gods and Warrior Saints. The Iranian born actress talks about the film, what attracted her to the role and some culture aspects linked to the film.

It’s a “true story” and “part of history” between Armenia vs Persian (Iran), she says, discussing the film. “I’m an avid polo rider…archer…and I’m a Persian,” she says of how East of Byzantium appealed to her. “I very much liked working on that.”

Saye-5East of Byzantium: War Gods and Warrior Saints is a two-part special Docu-tainment miniseries, featuring among other unique elements, experts from the original Lord of the Rings Trilogy, as well as an original score by Serj Tankian,” the creators posted about the film, during the fundraising portion of development in the fall.

Marco Khan plays Attila the Hun with Roman Mitichyan, Ana Corbi, Reem Kadem, Daniel Messier, Ani Melkonian, Leah Lamarr co-starring in the film. 

Previously Saye spoke with The Dispatch about her many projects and gives an update on 5th and Alameda, Silk, Blunt Force but here, gives insight on a new three-part feature drama about an “assassin.”

On this film, The Woman, “she’s an assassin” but that is unknown to the audience in the beginning of the film, “…she’s just a girl who likes ice cream,” Saye teases. She does elaborate and discusses The Woman.

Check out the full interview below.

East of Byzantium: War Gods and Warrior Saints doesn’t have a specific release date yet, but expect news and updates soon.

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