Plot puts a horror spin on the famed organization of fighters from the Middle Ages, with the Knights Templar, fresh from the Crusades, forced to fend off an invading vampire army set on destroying the Holy Grail.
Torchia works as an assistant story editor in Universal’s story department, where he’s spent the past 10 years. He sold the script “Strange Magic” to Alcon Entertainment last year.
Platt recently produced “The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising” at Fox and U’s “The Perfect Man.”
Bekmambetov helmed the Russian hits “Night Watch” and “Day Watch,” as well as U’s upcoming actioner “Wanted,” which bows June 27. Lemley is also a producer on that project.