It would seem in 2014, Hollywood will try to take a bite out your wallet rather than your neck as an influx of “Vampire” movies might be coming to a big screen near you.
Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters – In Theaters: February 14, 2014
The story centers on seventeen year old ‘dhampir’, half human/half vampire, Rose Hathaway, who is the bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a vampire princess in grave danger. After having been on the run for two years, the two are caught and brought back to St. Vladimir’s Academy, a magical boarding school, where vampires are educated in the secrets of their race and dhampirs are trained to protect them. Rose must master her innate powers as a dhampir and win the affection of the Royal Council as guardian to Princess Lissa.” Dracula for the modern age.
Dracula – In Theaters: August 8, 2014
Dracula” is an upcoming vampire thriller film directed by Gary Shore and featuring Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper and Luke Evans stars as Dracula, a young prince who, in order to rescue his wife (Sarah Gadon) and daughter from the clutches of a murderous sultan, endangers his very soul, subsequently becoming the first vampire in the world has ever seen.
The story is based on Bram Stoker’s legendary novel Dracula. The most famous incarnations of the bloodsucking count was played by Bela Lugosi in the Universal’s 1931 version of Dracula.
The Kitchen Sink – In Theaters: October 14, 2014
It‘s the Apocalypse! Not your average biblical end of the world: It‘s zombie-vampire Apocalypse! Which is really too bad for Dag, a teenager, who as a human, is at the very bottom of the food chain. When aliens attack Planet Earth, dog finds himself alone in a house with hot vampire Petra, and a zombie named Ned. To survive, they must work together. The problem is that Petra and Ned’s special appetites are a considerable obstacle.
“The Kitchen Sink” is a film directed by Robbie Pickering and starring Josh Fadem, Chris Zylka and Mackenzie Davis.
The next three movies are hoping to make it in 2014, but are still in some form of development or have not been given a firm release date as of yet.
“Harker”, a vampire suspense film with a new take on the classic Bram Stoker tale in which Jonathan Harker is a Scotland Yard detective consumed with finding Dracula following a series of murders in London.
Eli Roth is expected to direct the film. Russell Crowe will play Count Dracula while the character of Harker has yet to be cast.
Van Helsing (2014?)
This is expected to be a reboot and present a more grounded and recognizable reality, in the same manner as Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies. Tom Cruise is set to star in this new version of the vampire hunter.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer (2014?)
Warner Bros. announced they plan to create a new version of Buffy, about a teenage girl with super strength who discovers her purpose in life is to kill Vampires.
The original creator of “Buffy The Vampire Slayer”, Joss Whedon, is reported to be upset with the announced reboot, and has not been asked to have anything to do with the new version.