Rose Leslie, who plays the wild warrior Ygritte in “Game of Thrones,” is joining Vin Diesel in The Last Witch Hunter, Summit’s supernatural action project, reports THR.
The Crazies‘s Breck Eisner is still directing Witch Hunter, “which sees a semi-immortal witch hunter (Diesel) wandering the streets of modern New York City forced to partner with his natural enemy, a female witch. The two must stop a villainous witch queen from obtaining a relic and unleashing plague upon humanity.”
Leslie will play a witch and love interest opposite Diesel.
Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama (Gods of Egypt) recently did a polish on the script, which found life as a pitch by Cory Goodman. D.W. Harper and Dallas Buyers Club writer Melisa Wallack also worked on the script.
An August start date in Pittsburgh is finally being eyed.