After his Hollywood breakthrough with films like A Beautiful Mind and before his MCU debut in Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Paul Bettany was something of an action star for a while: in Legion and Priest (both by director Scott Stewart) Bettany really turned on the bad guys.
Anyone who wants to see the Vision actor in an action film without red make-up and cape now has the opportunity to do so, because «Priest» will be shown on Tele 5 on May 14, 2022 at 10:20 p.m. Alternatively, you can also find «Priest». at VoD providers such as Amazon , where the sci-fi actioner is even available as a subscription as part of the Prime Video channel “Home Of Horror”. You can test “Home Of Horror” for free:
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Based on the manhwa of the same name by South Korean Min-Woo Hyung , director Scott Stewart shows in “Priest” a futuristic world plagued by endless wars, in which the victorious humans live in a dictatorial papal state, while the vanquished vampires lead a miserable existence in the desert.
The victory over the bloodsuckers was possible thanks to a caste of powerful priests and priestesses, including the nameless holy warrior played by Paul Bettany. When he learns one day that his niece Lucy ( Lily Collins ) has been kidnapped by vampires, he leaves town against the will of church leader Orelas ( Christopher Plummer ) to save Lucy.
So he soon not only has to deal with the bloodsuckers under the command of senior vampire Black Hat ( Karl Urban ), but also with his former comrades-in-arms under the leadership of a friend who is a warrior ( Maggie Q )…
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