Twilight villain Cam Gigandet returns to his vampire roots!

Twilight star Cam Gigandet has been cast opposite Paul Bettany in the horror western Priest.


Directed by Scott Stewart, the film is an adaptation of the TokyoPop comic series of the same name. Set in a world ravaged by a war between vampire and man, Bettany plays a warrior priest who forsakes the church to hunt down the vampire brood who have kidnapped his niece.


Gigandet will play a half-vampire sheriff who teams up with Bettany to find the girl.