Brenton Thwaites Joins ‘Gods of Egypt’

The actor is playing the human thief Bek in this mythological thriller. Gerard Buter, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Geoffrey Rush co-star.
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Brenton Thwaites Joins ‘Gods of Egypt’

Brenton Thwaites joins Gods of Egypt Up and coming young actor Brenton Thwaites has signed on to star in Summit Entertainment's Gods of Egypt alongside Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Geoffrey Rush.

The story centers on Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau), whose father Osiris was killed by his uncle Set (Gerard Butler), the god of the desert, storms and foreigners in Egyptian mythology. Brenton Thwaites plays the human thief Bek, who joins forces with Horus in hopes that Set's death will break the curse he put on a character named Zaya. Geoffrey Rush portrays Ra, the father to both Osiris and Set.

Alex Proyas is directing from a screenplay by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Dracula Untold, Flash Gordon). Basil Iwanyk and Alex Proyas are producing, although it isn't known when shooting is scheduled to begin.

Brenton Thwaites will next be seen in Maleficent as Prince Charming. He is best known for his roles in Australian TV shows such as Home and Away.

Gods of Egypt comes to theaters April 8th, 2016.

Sources:Deadline

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