Starring opposite Bradley Cooper's Lucifer and Benjamin Walker's Archangel Michael is newly added Paradise Lost cast member Djimon Hounsou, who will be playing Abdiel, the Angel of Death.

Alex Proyas directs Paradise Lost, which will depict the epic war between Heaven and Hell. The screenplay, which has been worked on by Stuart Hazeldine, Byron Willinger, Philip de Blasi, Lawrence Kasdan, and most recently Ryan Condal, is based on the 17th Century poem of the same name by John Milton.

Paradise Lost is being produced by Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. The film will begin shooting before the end of the year.