Sam Worthington In Talks to Be Dracula


Sam Worthington


The 'Avatar' actor has been in negotiation to star in a movie about the origin of Dracula titled 'Dracula Year Zero', Universal Pictures has confirmed.

After being painted blue in his latest film "Avatar", Sam Worthington could be seen wearing fangs in his next movie. Universal Pictures has just confirmed to Entertainment Weekly that they have been in negotiation with the 33-year-old actor to star in "Dracula Year Zero".

Report that Worthington has been in talks to tackle Dracula was first brought into attention by Latino Review. The site additionally informed that the movie, which will explore the origin of Dracula and weave vampire mythology with the true history of Prince Vlad the Impaler, is budgeted at over $100 million.

The man behind "I, Robot", Alex Proyas, has been slated to direct "Dracula Year Zero" which is scheduled for a summer 2011 release. However, no start date has been set for the upcoming movie, which is now in the development stages. Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless write the script while Michael De Luca serves as producer.

Prior to his portrayal of Jake Sully in James Cameron-directed "Avatar", Sam Worthington has been known for his role of Marcus Wright in "Terminator Salvation". He can next be seen playing Perseus in "Clash of the Titans" which will be released on March 26 in the U.S.

© AceShowbiz.com


More Dracula Year Zero News

MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Bella Hadid Goes Braless in Completely Sheer Top. See the Eye-Popping Pics
  2. Suki Waterhouse Flashes Nipples in See-Through Dress During Chilly Beach Photo Shoot
  3. Angelina Jolie Loses Her Team's Trust Amid Brad Pitt Custody War
  4. Jennifer Garner Reportedly 'Suspicious' of Ben Affleck's Relationship With His Detox Nurse
  5. Blake Lively 'Livid' Over Ryan Reynolds' Possible Reunion With Ex-Wife Scarlett Johansson
  6. Brad Pitt Is Living a Healthy New Life Following Angelina Jolie Split
  7. Britney Spears' Boyfriend Sam Asghari Reportedly Using Her to 'Raise His Profile'
  8. Is Ellen DeGeneres' Marriage to Portia de Rossi in Trouble?
  9. Rihanna, Beyonce and More Thank Barack and Michelle Obama With Adorable Posts
  10. Kourtney Kardashian Cradles Baby Doll While Covering Her Belly in New Pic

CELEBS PHOTO