Variety is reporting the Paul Bettany is to take on the role of the archangel Michael in Scott Stewart's directorial debut, 'Legion'. Peter Schink has penned the screenplay and director Stewart also handled a rewrite.
Bold Films' David Lancaster and Michel Litvak will produce while Gary Michel Walters will executive produce.
Shooting is scheduled to begin in March in New Mexico.
Plot Concept: Story follows what happens when God loses faith in humanity and sends his legion of angels to wipe out the human race for the second time. Mankind's only hope lies in a group of misfits holed up in a diner in the desert who are aided by the archangel Michael (Bettany).