Alex Proyas Doing A Dracula Prequel

I'm a big fan of director Alex Proyas (one of my favorite Sci Fi movies is Dark City) and he's decided to get involved with what could be an interesting project: Dracula Year Zero.

The basic idea is that the movie will highlight the fictional character based on the real person known as "Vlad the Impaler" before he became a vampire.

According to Sci Fi Wire:

"The film will show Vlad when he was still vital and will explore the fact that he's considered a hero in Romania for fending off the Turks."

Maybe at some very early point Vlad/Dracula was a "good guy", but I'm certainly hoping that they show his descent into evil in the movie. After all, he did get the catchy nickname "The Impaler."

Source: Sci Fi Wire

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