Rob Cohen Dumps Diesel For “Medieval”

Rob Cohen (“The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” “Stealth”) is set to direct “Medieval” for New Regency and 20th Century Fox reports Variety.

Alex Litvak and Michael Finch’s script is an event action feature that Cohen describes as “‘The Magnificent Seven’ in the Middle Ages”.

McG will produce and production aims to get underway by October. Cohen has backed out of reteaming with Vin Diesel for “XXX: The Return of Xander Cage”.