Cage & Sena Reteam for Season of the Witch
Wow, Season of the Witch is back in the news. It finally sounds like it’s going to get made, but as with most things in Hollywood it is both blessing and a curse. A blessing because this script has been sitting in development hell for years; a curse because Nicolas Cage is now attached to star in it according to Variety.
The script, written by Bragi Schut, Jr., tells the journey of a group of 14th Century knights transporting a girl who is suspected of being a witch responsible for the Black Plague. Cage, one has to assume, will be one of the head knights with a lot of lines, which just makes me want to curl up and rock back and forth for a while. I’m really not a fan, in case you couldn’t tell.
Gone in 60 Seconds (one of the few Cage roles I can stand, oddly) director Dominic Sena is helming Season of the Witch, which looks like it could go in front of cameras as early as November in Austria and Hungary.
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