'Dracula Year Zero' Gets Summer 2014 Release Date

Luke Evans is attached to star in director Gary Shore's thriller that follows the true story of Vlad the Impaler.
Luke Evans' Dracula Year Zero gets a summer 2014 release date
Luke Evans' Dracula Year Zero gets a summer 2014 release date
Universal Pictures has handed out an August 8, 2014 release date for Dracula Year Zero, which has Luke Evans attached to star. As of now, no other movies are scheduled for release on August 8, although Marvel's Phase Two adventure Guardians of the Galaxy opens one week earlier on August 1.

The story, written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, blends mythological fiction told in Bram Stoker's classic Dracula novel, with the true story of Vlad the Impaler, the historical figure whom the vampire was based on.

Gary Shore took over as director back in February. The project previously had Alex Proyas set to direct and Sam Worthington attached to star back in 2010, but the project fell apart due to budgetary issues.

Michael De Luca is attached to produce, but it isn't known when production may begin.

Dracula Untold comes to theaters October 3rd, 2014 and stars Luke Evans, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks, Sarah Gadon, Charlie Cox, Zach McGowan, Diarmaid Murtagh, Art Parkinson. The film is directed by Gary Shore.



Sources: Universal Pictures

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Comments (5)

  1. the Narrator

    Agreed.. @skywise

    12 months agoby @narratorFlag

  2. skywise

    However, I would be much more interested in the real life story of Vlad. The man lived one hell of a life.

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  3. skywise

    This actually doesnt sound too bad and is a hell of a lot more interesting than the Dracula 2000 style movies that were coming out.

    12 months agoby @skywiseFlag

  4. Trangalanga10

    Let's see what happens

    12 months agoby @Trangalanga10Flag