`Game of Thrones` star Rose Leslie to star with Vin Diesel

PTI| Updated: Jul 12, 2014, 13:56 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actress Rose Leslie, who played the role of wildling warrior Ygritte in `Game of Thrones`, has boarded `The Last Witch Hunter` opposite Vin Diesel.

The supernatural project is being directed by Breck Eisner and the story revolves around a semi-immortal witch hunter (Diesel) wandering the streets of modern New York City forced to partner with his natural enemy, a female witch.

The two must stop a villainous witch queen from obtaining a relic and unleashing plague upon humanity, reportedly.

Leslie will play a witch and love interest opposite Diesel. Mark Canton, Bernie Goldmann and Diesel are producing the film which is eyeing an August start date.