Severance Director Takes on the ‘Black Death’, Promo Art

Christopher Smith (Creep, Severance) will be replacing Geoff Sax behind the camera for Black Death, according to HanWay Films. Set in an apocalyptic medieval world, “Death” details the story of a band of brothers whose quest is to hunt down a necromancer against the backdrop of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England. In addition, we also go our hands on some super sweet promo art for the film that stars Sean Bean (The Hitcher, Silent Hill) and possibly Lena Headey (The Broken, Sarah Connor Chronicles), Rupert Friend – although there’s nothing confirming the duo is still involved. Read beyond the break to check it out.Medieval England has fallen under the shadow of The Black Death. In this apocalyptic world, filled with fear and Medieval England has fallen under the shadow of The Black Death. In this apocalyptic world, filled with fear and superstition, a young monk called Osmund is charged with leading a fearsome knight, Ulric (Sean Bean) and his group of mercenaries to a remote marsh. Their quest is to hunt down a necromancer – someone able to bring the dead back to life. Torn between his love of God and the love of a young woman, Osmund discovers the necromancer, a mysterious beauty called Langiva. After Langiva reveals her Satanic identity and offers Osmund his heart’s desire, the horror of his real journey begins….