Eli Roth (Hostel) is set to direct Harker, a retelling of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The film is a new interpretation of the classic vampire tale, which will see Russell Crowe play the legendary blood sucking Count.
Lee Shipman & Brian McGreevy penned the script for the film, which sees Dracula tracked by a Scotland Yard detective named Jonathan Harker. The plan is to kick-start a new franchise, although the role of Harker is currently uncast.
The plot for Harker is a radical departure from Stoker’s original novel (which sees Harker employed as a solicitor/lawyer enthralled by Dracula), and Crowe doesn’t have the stereotypical physical appearance which is associated with Dracula. Here’s a description of the character from the book:
“His face was a strong, a very strong, aquiline, with high bridge of the thin nose and ...
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