British actor Paul Bettany has completed THE DA VINCI CODE - he'll play
menacing monk SILAS in the Ron Howard movie adaptation of Dan Brown's
Fellow Brit Christopher Ecclestone was initially considered for the part
of the thuggish albino villain, but DOGVILLE star Bettany has been announced as
the man for the job.
He'll join Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, SIR Ian McKellen, Jean Reno and
Alfred Molina when the movie starts shooting in Paris, France later this summer
The movie is expected to hit cinemas next May (06).