Screen Gems has moved the release date for “Priest” up from October 1, 2010 to August 27. “Priest” will be taking the spot of Milla Jovovich horror sequel “Resident Evil: Afterlife.” “Resident Evil” has been moved back to a new opening date of January 14th, 2011.
The film, based on a TokyoPop comic book, is set in a world of centuries of war between mankind and the vampire race, which centers on a warrior priest who turns against the church when his niece is kidnapped by a murderous band of vampires which he goes tracking down.
“Priest”, written and directed by Scott Stewart, stars Paul Bettany, Cam Gigandet, Maggie Q, Karl Urban, Stephen Moyer, Lily Collins, Christopher Plummer, Brad Dourif and Madchen Amick. [source: STYD]