John Hurt joins cast of Immortals
John Hurt has joined the cast of Greek mythology epic War Of The Gods, which has now been renamed Immortals.
Transformers 2 femme fatale Isabel Lucas has also signed up to appear in the film, which follows the young warrior Theseus, who leads his men into battle with the immortal Greek gods to defeat the elder gods of the Titans in order to save mankind, Variety reports.
Tarsem Singh is directing the movie, which began shooting in Montreal this week.
The Tudors' Henry Cavill, Stephen Dorff, Luke Evans, Kellan Lutz, Joseph Morgan, Freida Pinto and Mickey Rourke are also among the cast.
Hurt will play the earthly manifestation of Zeus, who acts as a mentor and teacher to Theseus, play by Cavill. Lucas will play Zeus' daughter Athena.
Immortals is due to be released on November 11, 2011.