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Paul Bettany to become a Priest

Paul Bettany to become a Priest
Clint

Paul Bettany is circling “Priest”, a film adaptation of the TokyoPop comic book.

The horror western would reunite the “Da Vinci Code” actor with Sony Screen Gems, who he recently worked with on the horror project “Legion”, and Scott Stewart, the latter’s director.

“Priest” is set in a world ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampire and follows a warrior priest (Bettany) who turns against the church to track down a murderous band of vampires who have kidnapped his niece. Cory Goodman (“The Brood”) wrote the screenplay.

“I knew the moment I saw Stewart’s first cut of ‘Legion’ that Bettany was Priest and so I mentioned it to him immediately,” Screen Gems president Clint Culpepper said.

“Legion,” which is set to open next January, is about a group of misfits and an archangel who try to prevent humanity from being wiped out by angels.

More at The Hollywood Reporter

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