Crazy old news resurrected as Deadline is reporting The Crazies director Breck Eisner has been set to helm The Last Witch Hunter, and Riddick‘s Vin Diesel is still in talks to star. The film is being co-financed by Summit Entertainment and Emmett/Furla Films. TheWrap had previously reported this news back in September of 2012. It looks like they just want you guys to know they still wanna make the movie? Eh?
In the Cory Goodman-scripted film, the protagonist is an immortal witch hunter who partners with his natural enemy, a female witch, to stop the covens of New York City from unleashing a plague on humanity.
Summit is out to Diesel to play the Witch Hunter. Goodman’s script made the 2010 Black List.