Twilight Star Kellan Lutz to play as Greek God Poseidon

One of the stars of the hit vampire film series is set to join a movie where he will depict a Greek god.Kellan-Lutz

Kellan Lutz, who plays Emmett Cullen in the Twilight saga film series, will be taking the role of Poseidon, the Greek god of the seas in the movie War of the Gods.

He will be joined by Mickey Rourke as King Hyperion, Freida Pinto as the oracle Phaedra and Henry Cavill who will play the main hero Theseus. Cavill plays Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk in the hit television series The Tudors in Showtime channel.

Tarsem Singh, who was at the helm of the film The Cell, will be directing War of the Gods. Production starts this April.

An onslaught of films featuring Greek gods is hitting the theaters. Last month, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief starring Logan Lerman hit the big screen while Clash of the Titans will be released next month starring Sam Worthington as Perseus.