Kit Harington has joined the cast of Martin Koolhoven’s Brimstone opposite Dakota Fanning, Guy Pearce and fellow Game Of Thrones alum Carice van Houten. Also in the cast is Paul Anderson (Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows), Jack Roth (The Great Train Robbery) and Carla Juri (Wetlands). Koolhoven (Winter In Wartime) directs from his own script.

Fanning stars as Liz, a protagonist on the run from her past and chased by Pearce’s diabolical Preacher. Principal production has begun and will shoot on location in Romania, Spain and Germany. Els Vandevorst (Dogville) of N279 Entertainment will produce alongside Uwe Schott (Cloud Atlas) of X-Filme. Antonino Lombardo of Belgium’s Prime Time, Peter Hiltunen of Dragon Films in Sweden and The Jokers’ Manuel Chiche and Violaine Barbaroux from France are co-producers.

The film has been pre-sold to Germany (Koch Media) and France (The Jokers Films). N279 Entertainment, Backup Media and Embankment Films arranged financing with London-based New Sparta Films and Paul Trijbits and Christian Grass’ Filmwave.