Twilight’s Gigandet Joins Western “Priest”

Cam Gigandet (“Twilight”) will star alongside Paul Bettany in the horror Western “Priest” for Screen Gems says The Hollywood Reporter.

Adapted by Cory Goodman from a TokyoPop comic book, “Priest” is set in a world ravaged by centuries of war between man and vampires and follows a warrior priest (Bettany) who turns against the church to track down a murderous band of vampires who have kidnapped his niece.

Gigandet plays a young wasteland sheriff who is part vampire. He partners with Bettany to save the girl he loves, the niece.

Scott Stewart is directing. Michael De Luca, Mitchell Peck and Josh Donen are producing.