After Vin Diesel teased that he was getting a new on-screen companion in The Last Witch Hunter this weekend, while doing press for Guardians of the Galaxy, Lionsgate has now confirmed that Michael Caine has officially joined the cast.

No character details were revealed for Michael Caine, who joins Vin Diesel and Rose Leslie, recently announced as the female lead, in this upcoming fantasy adventure. The story follows an immortal witch hunter living in modern day New York who teams up with his greatest enemy, a female witch, to banish a powerful coven looking to unleash a plague on humanity.

Breck Eisner, best known for The Crazies and Sahara, is directing from a screenplay by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, based on a pitch by Cory Goodman.

Michael Caine will next be seen in the comic book adaptation Kingsman: The Secret Service, and recently wrapped The Youth starring Harvey Keitel and Rachel Weisz.