Michael Caine Last Witch Hunter
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Michael Caine has joined the cast of Lionsgate’s supernatural actioner “The Last Witch Hunter” opposite Vin Diesel and Rose Leslie.

Breck Eisner is direcing from a script re-written by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, based on a pitch by Cory Goodman. D.W. Harper and Melisa Wallack also worked on the script.

Mark Canton, Bernie Goldmann and Diesel are producing and Samantha Vincent of One Race and Adam Goldworm are exec producing.

Diesel’s witch hunter will partner with his enemy, a female witch, to stop a plague on humanity unleashed by the covens of New York City.

Caine recently wrapped shooting on “The Youth” for Paolo Sorrentino opposite Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz. He will next be seen in Matthew Vaughn’s “The Secret Service” and Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar.”

Caine is represented by ICM Partners, Kate Buckley at 42 in the U.K. and Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein.

 

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