According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dominic Sena is in final negotiations to direct Season of the Witch for Columbia Pictures.
The story revolves around a group of knights in 14th century France who must transport a woman accused of witchcraft to a mountain abbey, where the monks attempt to understand and destroy her powers. The monks believe that her paranormal abilities are the source of the Black Plague.
Charles Roven and Alex Gartner are producing for Mosaic Media. Bragi F. Schut is penning a rewrite of his own spec, which he sold to MGM Pictures for mid- against high-six figures in November 2003. Elizabeth Cantillon and DeVon Franklin are overseeing for Columbia.
Sena's helming credits include Swordfish and Gone in Sixty Seconds.