Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
World’s First Look At New Dawn Of The Planet Of Apes Footage
Andy Serkis Caesars the moment
First Clip From Star Wars Rebels
TIE Fighter take down
Max Greenfield Says Hello My Name Is Doris
New Girl star in new comedy
Teaser For Orange Is The New Black Season 2
Piper goes for the throat
Captain America Remains In Command At US Box Office
Rio 2 still second but Transcendence disappoints
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
13 April 2014
Gerard Butler Faces Geostorm
Dean Devlin's new sci-fi adventure
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
How To Train Your Dragon 2
04 July 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
uwantme2killhim? (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Chasing Mavericks (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Movie 43 (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Coriolanus (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Gerard Butler Prays For Priest
In negotiations to join action horror

26 June 2006  |  Written by   |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Phantom Of The Opera star Gerard Butler is busy negotiating to star in Andrew Douglas’ previously announced horror action flick Priest.

If he signs, he’ll be raising the stakes in the fight against nasty vamps in a story based on Min-Woo Hyung’s graphic novel. It sees a warrior priest go against church law by teaming up with a sheriff (fellow thesp Steven Strait, also negotiating) and a priestess to hunt a band of vampires who kidnapped his niece.

Butler’s been getting into warrior mode a lot lately; he’ll next be seen in Zack Snyder’s Spartan army pic 300 and starred as Beowulf in an indie re-telling of the ancient poem, Beowulf & Grendel.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

World Exclusive: The New Wall-E Trailer
This kicks shiny metal butt!
Click Tops The US Box Office
Another hit for Adam Sandler

Your Comments

Do Preacher instead!!
Sounds interesting, but there's a better job for him. Gerard Butler would be perfect for the main role in Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon's Preacher. He is a dead ringer for Jesse Custer. Granted, this film may never appear due to it's controversial and lengthy story, but we can dream. If shite like Elektra and Catwoman can get made, anything's possible. More

Posted by ButchCassidy at 20:45 on 26 June 2006 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
20 Not-So-Super-Men That Won't Star In A Film Any Time Soon
Forget your Batmen, your Spider-Men and your Ant-Men… Meet 3-D Man (and his pals)

The Making Of Locke: A Filmmaker's Journey
Steven Knight takes us through six pitstops (via Heston Services)

The 10 Most Exciting Movies At Cannes 2014
Empire's pick of the Croisette's finest

Tom Hardy: A Viewer's Guide
The essential, the recommended, the one for the fans... and the one to avoid

Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)