Hostel director Eli Roth is in talks with Warner Bros. to helm their upcoming Dracula thriller Harker. Russell Crowe is attached to star.

The film follows Scotland Yard detective Jonathan Harker as he investigates and tracks down Dracula (Russell Crowe). The studio is still searching for someone to play Jonathan Harker. The script is being provided by Lee Shipman and Brian McGreevy.

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Russell Crowe and Eli Roth most recently worked together on rapper RZA's directorial debut The Man with the Iron Fists.

The studio hopes to get production started sometime next year.