Francis Ford Coppola has denied Winona Ryder’s claims that he asked various actors on the set of Dracula to hurl insults at her.
Karyn Kusama will direct a new “Dracula” feature for Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap.Matt Manfredi and Phil Hay, who have collaborated with Kusama on “Destroyer” and “The Invitation,” are writing the script.Blumhouse is just coming off a hit with Leigh Whannell’s “The Invisible Man,” which grossed $102.2 million worldwide based off a $7 million budget. While the “Dracula” project isn’t set up at Universal Pictures just yet, it would make sense given Universal has a first look deal with Blumhouse, and Dracula is part of Universal’s Classic Monsters, alongside Godzilla, Frankenstein, The Mummy, and The Invisible Man.Also Read: 'Dracula' and 'Frankenstein' Theater Reviews: Our Favorite Monsters Get a MakeoverAnd with the recent success of “The Invisible Man,” which was distributed by Universal, the Monster Universe could be brought back on track after the studio’s misfire with 2017’s “The Mummy.” That film made $409 million worldwide off of a $125 million budget.The new “Dracula” will take place in modern times. Another monster project was recently set up at Universal as well, with James Wan producing through his Atomic Monster banner.Also Read: James Wan Developing Horror Monster Movie For UniversalKusama’s other credits include “Jennifer’s Body” (2009) and “XX” (2017), and she executive produced “Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on The Exorcist” (2019). She also most recently directed an episode of HBO’s “The Outsider,” based on the Stephen King novel of the same name.She is represented by ICM Partners and ID Pr. The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.Read original story Karyn Kusama to Direct New ‘Dracula’ Film for Blumhouse At TheWrap
The supernatural show - from Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat - stars Dolly Wells and Claes Bang.
The BBC has given us our first look at Danish actor Claes Bang, the star of the new adaptation of the classic vampire tale Dracula.
As much as we might like to think of shared cinematic universes as being very much an invention of the 21st century, Universal were the first to do it way back in 1943. Screenwriter Alex Kurtzman, set to make his directorial debut with the 2017 reboot of ‘The Mummy,’ is heading up the team of writers crafting this new shared universe, and he’s shed a little light on how things are going to Collider. “The monster universe is coming together very very quickly, we’re very excited.