Star Treks Karl Urban is Priest’s villain

Star Treks Karl Urban has signed on to play the villain in “Priest,” a post-apocalyptic horror thriller directed by Scott Stewart.


Adapted by Cory Goodman from a TokyoPop comic, “Priest” is set in a world ravaged by war between man and vampires. Paul Bettany stars as a warrior priest and vampire fighter who teams with a sheriff (Cam Gigandet) and warrior priestess (Maggie Q) to track down a murderous band of vampires who have kidnapped his niece.


Urban will Black Hat, the evil leader of the bloodsuckers who was once a priest and hunter but now fancies himself a god of vampires.