Oct 10, 2008

Dracula Lives

Dracula is back. While he has been the source of numerous books, TV shows, movies and comics, Dracula was first the creation of Bram Stoker. The Carpathian nemesis returns in a new novel that will be the first Dracula project authorized by the Stoker estate since the 1931 film that starred Lugosi. The new book, Dracula: The Un-Dead, by Dacre Stoker and Ian Holt, a Dracula historian, was acquired for United States publication by Dutton Books. It is scheduled for an October 2009.

Film rights for Dracula: The Un-Dead were also acquired by a group of producers that includes Jan de Bont, the director of Speed and Twister.

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