Lionsgate has released the first teaser-trailer for ‘The Last Witch Hunter,’ a new action-adventure film starring Vin Diesel, Elijah Wood, Rose Leslie, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Julie Engelbrecht, and Michael Caine. The film won’t release until later this fall, but you can get a great look at the new film thanks to the latest video released by the studio.
The film was directed by Breck Eisner. working on a script written by Cory Goodman, Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. Mark Canton, Vin Diesel and Bernie Goldmann produced the film.
The story follows the life of a modern-day witch-hunter. These supernatural creatures are intent on unleashing the Black Death upon the world. Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including KAULDER, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful QUEEN WITCH, decimating her followers in the process.
In the moments right before her death, the QUEEN curses KAULDER with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. Today KAULDER is the only one of his kind remaining, and has spent centuries hunting down rogue witches, all the while yearning for his long-lost loved ones. However, unbeknownst to KAULDER, the QUEEN WITCH is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race.
The Last Witch Hunter is set to release on October 23, 2015.