[Movies] Vin Diesel In Talks To Join Cast Of The Last Witch Hunter Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.07.2012
From the director of The Crazies..
The Wrap reports that Lionsgate-Summit is in talks with Vin Diesel to star in The Last Witch Hunter. Emmett/Furla Films will produce with Breck Eisner (The Crazies) directing from a screenplay by Cory Goodman.
The film follows one of the last witch hunters in the world, who must talk a group of witches and warlocks out of reproducing.
When Summit bought the pitch in 2010, Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) was attached to direct and produce with Adam Goldworm (Lore, Masters of Horror) executive producing. Goldworm is still the executive producer by Bekmambetov is no longer involved.
Lionsgate and Grindstone Entertainment Group have a ten picture deal with Emmett/Furla, which was renewed over the summer. This has led to films including Set Up with Bruce Willis, Freelancers with Robert De Niro, Fire With Fire, and The Frozen Ground. The next film will be Empire State with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Vin Diesel's next films include The Fast and the Furious 6 and an untitled Chronicles of Riddick sequel.