Geez, is the cast to this movie shaping up to be amazing or what? First, we learned that Benjamin Walker, upcoming star of “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” was chosen as the lead role in Alex Proyas’ “Paradise Lost” as the archangel Michael, then Djimon Hounsou joined the cast as the angel of death.
Now some casting updates regarding the film. According to Variety, Casey Affleck, Ben Affleck’s little bro who starred in his bro’s film “Gone Baby Gone”, has joined “Paradise Lost” to play the angel Gabriel. Gabriel is a six-winged angel who was created by God to serve as a messenger.
Additionally, Camilla Belle, who starred in 2008’s “10,000 BC”, has been offered the role of Eve. If her deal goes through, she’ll also join Bradley Cooper as part of the cast. Cooper plays the devilish role of Lucifer.
The film is an adaptation of John Milton’s 17th-century English poem about the epic war in heaven between archangels and Lucifer.