“Descent” director casts Fassbender, West and Bond babe Olga Kurylenko in “Centurion”

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stars Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, and Bond babe Olga Kurylenko
signed to star in British-set sword and sandals thriller Centurion


The
movie is being billed as a thriller set during the Roman invasion of
Britain in AD 117 and details the story of Quintus Dias, the sole
survivor of a Pictish raid on a Roman frontier fort, who marches north
with General Virilus’ legendary Ninth Legion, under orders to wipe the
Picts from the face of the earth and destroy their leader Gorlacon.


“Slumdog
Millionaire” exec Christian Colson will produce. Marshall, who also
wrote Centurion. Neil Marshall’ (The Descent) will write and direct the
project.