Universal’s ‘Dracula’ Sinks Its Fangs Into Dominic Cooper (EXCLUSIVE)

Luke Evans currently attached to star

“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans.

Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing.

The story is a mix of mythology and  history as it follows the story of Prince Vlad, the inspiration for the Dracula character popularized by Bram Stoker’s novel.

Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless wrote the latest draft of the script and Alissa Phillips will serve as exec producer. VP of production Anikah McLaren and creative executive Jay Polidoro will oversee the project for Universal, which is slating it for an Aug. 8, 2014, release.

Cooper was most recently seen in “Dead Man Down” and can be seen next in the DreamWorks pic “Need for Speed.” He is repped by CAA and Markham, Froggart & Irwin in the U.K.

More Film

  • Les Arcs Film Festival

    Les Arcs European Film Festival's Industry Village Kicks Off with Strong Roster

    “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing. The story is a mix of mythology and  history […]

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Box Office: 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Rockets to $215 Million Opening Weekend

    “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing. The story is a mix of mythology and  history […]

  • Disney-Fox Deal Sets Up Scramble for

    Disney-Fox Deal Unleashes Flood of Free-Agent Executives, Talent

    “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing. The story is a mix of mythology and  history […]

  • Anita Hill

    Anita Hill Chairs Hollywood Anti-Sexual Harassment Commission Formed by Top Execs

    “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing. The story is a mix of mythology and  history […]

  • Warren Beatty

    Arnon Milchan Sues Warren Beatty Over 'Rules Don't Apply' Flop

    “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing. The story is a mix of mythology and  history […]

  • Oscar Isaac Addams Family

    Oscar Isaac in Talks to Voice Gomez Addams in Animated 'Addams Family' Movie

    “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing. The story is a mix of mythology and  history […]

  • Jennifer Lawrence

    Publicists for Jennifer Lawrence, Daisy Ridley, Amy Adams Form New Firm

    “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” thesp Dominic Cooper looks ready to take on the most famous vampire of all as he is in negotiations to co-star in Universal’s “Dracula” starring Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon is also on board with Gary Shore helming. Michael De Luca is producing. The story is a mix of mythology and  history […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content