Rufus Sewell is reteaming with his “Dark City” director Alex Proyas, who has cast the English thesp in WB/Legendary’s “Paradise Lost.”
Sewell will play Samael, Lucifer’s partisan who urges him to start the rebellion in Heaven.
Vincent Newman is producing the heavenly-epic via his Vincent Newman Entertainment banner, along with Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni.
The actor joins the a male-dominated ensemble that includes Bradley Cooper, Ben Walker, Casey Affleck, Sam Reid
, Djimon Hounsou, as well as Diego Boneta
and Camilla Belle, who will play Adam and Eve.
Sewell was last seen in “The Tourist.”