Plummer, Dourif, Amick Join “Priest”

Christopher Plummer, Brad Dourif and Mädchen Amick have joined the cast of Screen Gems’ comic book adaptation “Priest” according to director Scott Stewart on his Twitter Account.

Set in a world ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampire, the story follows a warrior priest (Paul Bettany) who turns against the church to track down a murderous band of vampires who have kidnapped his niece.

Amick will play Shannon, the mother of the kidnapped niece. No word on what roles the other two will take. Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Karl Urban, Stephen Moyer and Lily Collins also star.

The film is scheduled for release next August.