Latino Review has revealed that Universal and director Alex Proyas are teaming for Dracula: Year Zero and have attached Sam Worthington (Avatar and Clash of the Titans) to star.

With a rumored budget of $100 million, Dracula: Year Zero is an origin tale of Vlad the Impaler, the Romanian royal who terrorized his country, and inspired Bram Stoker's vampire tale.

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Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless wrote the script.