Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 20 December 2014

Rose Leslie for Last Witch Hunter

Rose Leslie is set to star in The Last Witch Hunter
Rose Leslie is set to star in The Last Witch Hunter

Rose Leslie has signed up to star opposite Vin Diesel in The Last Witch Hunter, which also has Breck Eisner on board as director.

The Crazies director will take charge of the film, which sees Vin Diesel as a semi-immortal witch hunter forced to team up with a female witch, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The pair will patrol the streets of modern-day New York to try to put a stop to a villainous witch queen, who wants to get her hands on an ancient relic that will unleash a plague on humanity.

Scottish actress Rose, who stars in Game Of Thrones and has also featured in Downton Abbey, will play a witch and love interest for Vin's character.

The script has been worked on by Dallas Buyers Club writer Melisa Wallack and production is expected to start in August in Pittsburgh.

Rose has recently finished filming indie drama Sticky Notes with Ray Liotta and Gina Rodriguez.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Sagittarius:

Beware of spending beyond your means. Sticking to a budget will help you survive the festive season relatively unscathed. It will be easier than you think to let your grip on the purse strings slip especially as the big day draws near. Let Christmas be about loving, sharing and giving. Spend quality time preparing food, making decorations and playing games together. If you haven't sent all your cards or round robin emails give some thought about what you will be sharing with others this year.More