Gemma Arterton to play vampire In Neil Jordan’s ‘Byzantium’

Last Updated: May 16, 2011, 16:40 PM IST

Gemma Arterton has been cast as a vampire in Oscar-winning filmmaker Neil Jordan``s movie ``Byzantium``.

Sydney: Gemma Arterton has been cast as a vampire in Oscar-winning filmmaker Neil Jordan``s movie ``Byzantium``.

The former Bond girl is reportedly teaming up with ‘Atonement’ star Saoirse Ronan to play the role of blood-sucking siblings in the film, reports the Sydney Herald Morning.

Filming is expected to start in October with a script by Moira Buffini.

Arterton is also set to star in Crooked House, a murder mystery based on Agatha Christie``s 1949 novel of the same name.

ANI