Exclusive Interview With Legion Star Paul Bettany

In LegionPaul Bettany plays a renegade angel who battles to protect humanity from spider-walking grannies, demonic ice-cream vendors, and a host of other CGI nasties sent by an angry God to exterminate our sorry species.

What persuaded a low-key, self-effacing chap like Bettany to play a machine gun-toting, celestial samurai? And what can we expect from his follow-up project, the dystopian vampire flick Priest? We sat down with him recently to find out:

Legion opens Friday, January 22, 2010.