Breck Eisner, the man behind 2010′s remake of The Crazies, has signed on to direct the supernatural action project, The Last Witch Hunter, says Deadline has the news. Vin Diesel has been rumored to star since last fall.
The project, which hails from Cory Goodman (Priest) follows an immortal hunter forced to team with a witch, his prey and greatest enemy, to protect an evil force from destroying New York City.
Diesel can next be seen in May 24th’s Fast & Furious 6, reprising his role as Dom Toretto in the all-star ensemble that also features Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Elsa Pataky, Luke Evans and Gina Carano.
The Last Witch Hunter is set up through Summit Entertainment and Emmett/Furla.
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