10:28 AM PDT 9/24/2013 by Tatiana Siegel, Borys Kit
Gerard Butler is in negotiations to play a villainous god opposite Nikolaj Coster-Waldau in Summit's epic fantasy Gods of Egypt.
Alex Proyas is directing the film from a screenplay by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama.
The story is set in the aftermath of when one ruling god, Set, kills another, Osiris. When Osiris' son Horus fails in his attempt to get revenge and has his eye plucked out, it's up to a young human thief in love with a slave to help defeat the angry god.
Coster-Waldau is portraying Horus. If a deal is made, Butler will play Set, the god of the desert.
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