Vin Diesel is starring as the title character, a witch hunter who partners with his longtime enemy (Rose Leslie) to stop an evil coven from destroying New York City. Michael Caine also stars alongside Elijah Wood, although no details have been revealed for either of their characters.
Breck Eisner is directing from a screenplay by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Dracula Untold), based on a pitch by Cory Goodman (Priest). Vin Diesel is also producing alongside Mark Canton and Bernie Goldmann, with Samantha Vincent and Adam Goldworm serving as executive producers. Production is scheduled to begin later this month.
Elijah Wood most recently starred in the indie thriller Grand Piano, and he will next be seen in The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies. He currently stars in the final season of the FX comedy series Wilfred.