Bettany Taking on Priest

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Paul Bettany has been signed up for Priest, being directed by Scott Stewart, and an adaptation of the manga series written by Hyung Min-woo. It follows Ivan Isaacs, a warrior priest who leaves the church to go and save his niece from a group of vampires.

The casting apparently comes around following Bettany’s work on Legion, also directed by Stewart, on the recommendation of ScreenGems president Clint Culpepper, according to Cinematical.

I would like to see Bettany take on some more roles as he is quite a talented fellow and well worth the bet. Stewart is making his debut with Legion following a career working in visual effects on some impressive projects, most notably recently on Iron Man and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.

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