Oscar-winning actor Anthony Hopkins continues a string of fun roles with
- an exorcism drama
based on actual events.
The Wales-born star was recently seen hamming it up in
, and next year he'll be appearing as king of the Norse gods, Odin, in Marvel's
Mikael Hafstrom will direct
, which is adapted from a book by Matt Baglio.
The plot sees Sir Tony playing a Vatican priest, who happens to be an expert in unorthodox exorcisms.
He takes a disenchanted American seminary student under his wing to help restore the lad's faith.
Though this sounds like it has worrying echoes of the dreadful Heath Ledger vehicle
The Sin Eater
), the concept of Hopkins playing a demon-busting priest should be worth the admission alone.
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