Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time!
Empire's Guardians Of The Galaxy Cover
Does Star Wars Have A Brain Trust?
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Subscribe: 6 Issues For £15!
Subscribe today and save 37% off the cover price!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Xena's Lucy Lawless Joins Agents Of SHIELD
From Lernaean Hydra to actual Hydra
Exclusive Before I Go To Sleep Poster
Firth, Kidman and Strong give us the evils
Anthony Hopkins And Evan Rachel Wood Head To Westworld
Joining HBO and Jonah Nolan's killer robot pilot
New The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies Still
Look to the skies!
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
Deus Ex Adaptation Nabs Predators Writer Michael Finch
He'll script the console game-based pic
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Deliver Us From Evil
22 August 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Devil's Knot (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Lone Survivor (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Closed Circuit (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Deadfall (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Sinister (2012)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Eric Bana Will Beware The Night
With Edgar Ramirez & Olivia Munn

09 April 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Deadline

submit to reddit

Confirming what was first touted back in November, Eric Bana has now locked the lead role in Scott Derrickson’s paranormal police thriller Beware The Night. But that’s not all, because Edgar Ramirez and Olivia Munn are also aboard.

Derrickson wrote the script with regular collaborator (and Exorcism Of Emily Rose co-writer) Paul Boardman. The story finds an Irish Catholic cop (Bana) discovering a world he knew nothing about when his latest case brings him into contact with a renegade priest (Ramirez). Despite his initial reluctance, the priest convinces our hero that there is a demonic element to the crime and they team up to battle evil forces. Munn is on board to play Bana’s wife, who has her own connection to the case.

Jerry Bruckheimer’s on board to produce via his company, and he seems pleased that it’s finally going ahead after spending a few years in limbo at Disney. “Beware The Night is a project we’ve been developing for many years, confident that a story which combines the paranormal with a gritty New York City police story is both original and strongly appealing to audiences,” Bruckheimer says in a statement.

“We’re excited to work with Clint Culpepper and his team at Screen Gems, and director Scott Derrickson, who has emerged as a uniquely talented filmmaker with the ability to both entertain and terrify audiences in equal measure. We’re also thrilled to have Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez, and Olivia Munn, three really fine actors whose strongly defined roles in Beware The Night will allow them to give full range to their skills.”

Derrickson, who last made Sinister, is set to start the cameras rolling on May 20 in New York. 


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

Tom Felton Finds Ghosts Of The Pacific
With Garrett Dillahunt & Jake Abel
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
'I Have The Club But I Didn't Get The Lion's Head'
Dwayne Johnson (and pals) talks Hercules props, action and ancient superheroes

Classic Feature: The Making Of The Silence Of The Lambs
Is this the most frightening movie ever made?

Classic Feature: Jack Nicholson - Gods Among Us
Charisma, consistency and cunning summed up in a single word: Jack.

Director Matt Reeves Spills Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Secrets
What we learned from our Empire podcast spoiler special

Peter Fonda On Peter Fonda
The Hollywood legend relives his career highlights

Kevin Feige Talks Ant-Man, Guardians Of The Galaxy And Doctor Strange
The Marvel boss updates us on the state of his cinematic universe

Video: Gary Oldman And Keri Russell Talk Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Would you watch Carry On Up The Planet Of The Apes?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! 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)