Game Of Thrones' star Rose Leslie joins Vin Diesel in witch hunter drama
Game Of Thrones star Rose Leslie has joined the cast of The Last Witch Hunter, a new action thriller led by Vin Diesel.
Leslie, who plays the role of the warrior Ygritte in Game of Thrones, has signed up to the thriller, which is being directed by The Crazies and Sahara director Breck Eisner, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
The Last Witch Hunter will be set in modern day New York and sees Diesel play a semi-immortal witch hunter who is forced to make an alliance with a female witch, despite his grave misgivings. Leslie will play said witch.
Shooting on the film, which is being produced by Summit, is set to commence in Pittsburgh next month.
Leslie is currently starring in Channel 4 drama Utopia, which returns to TV screens tonight (July 14th).
Diesel will next appear in Marvel's epic Guardians Of The Galaxy, playing Groot, a tree-like humanoid. It hits cinemas at the end of this month and you can watch the trailer below.