Luke Evans is about to have a pretty amazing year. He’s starring as the bad guy in the upcoming Fast & Furious film, he’s also going to be Bard the Bowman in the Hobbit sequel, and he just got signed to become the most notable vampire of all time, Dracula.

Evans will star in Dracula Year Zero, which is a new story about the beginnings of the notorious blood-sucker. Commercial director Gary Shore is attached to direct a script by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. The film will be produced by Michael De Luca and due out late this year.

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