With vampires of the monstrous, non-sparkly variety about to make a comeback on FX’s The Strain, it’s interesting to discover a trailer for Dracula Untold – Legendary Picture’s first big release in partnership with Universal Pictures. It’s a tale of sacrifice, as Dracula surrenders his humanity for the power to save his family and his people.
It looks like it could be either a brilliant reimagining or an utter flop. Either way, you can check out the trailer following the jump. Dracula Untold hopes to pump other people’s blood into theaters on October 17th.
Release Date: October 17, 2014 (2D theaters and IMAX)
Studio: Universal Pictures, Legendary Pictures
Director: Gary Shore
Screenwriter: Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless
Starring: Luke Evans, Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Diarmaid Murtagh, Samantha Barks
Genre: Action, Adventure
MPAA Rating: Not Available
Official Websites: http://draculauntold.com/, https://twitter.com/DraculaUntold, https://www.facebook.com/DraculaUntold, https://www.facebook.com/DraculaOfficial
Plot Summary: Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De Luca produces the epic action-adventure that co-stars Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, and Diarmaid Murtagh.