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.

Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless wrote the script.