Academy Award winner Michael Caine has joined the cast of Lionsgate’s The Last Witch Hunter opposite Vin Diesel and Rose Leslie.
In The Last Witch Hunter, an immortal witch hunter (Diesel) partners with his natural enemy, a female witch, to stop the covens of NYC from unleashing a plague on humanity.
The supernatural action film will be directed by Breck Eisner from a script re-written by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Gods of Egypt) based on a pitch by Cory Goodman. D.W. Harper and Melisa Wallack also worked on the script. Mark Canton, Bernie Goldmann and Diesel are producing the movie which Samantha Vincent of One Race and Adam Goldworm are executive producing. Lionsgate will release The Last Witch Hunter in North America through its Summit Entertainment label.
Erik Feig, Co-President of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, Geoff Shaevitz, Summit Entertainments President of Production, and Matthew Janzen, Lionsgates Vice President of Production & Development, are overseeing the project for the studio.
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