Universal Home Entertainment has announced that Dracula Untold will see release on DVD and Blu-ray in the new year with an advance release as a digital download.
The film will be available as a on digital HD beginning January 20th and will officially hit DVD and Blu-ray on February 3, 2015.
Dracula Untold is a high-profile retelling of the ages old story of Dracula. It mixes the real life exploits of Vlad the Impaler with the Dracula mythology originated by Bram Stoker. The film is directed by Gary Shore and written by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama. This big-budget incarnation is reportedly the first in a series of planned reboots drawing from the original Universal Monster movies.
Luke Evans (The Raven) will star as Vlad the Impaler with Sarah Gadon (Antiviral) playing opposite Evans as Mirena. Evans was tapped to replace Sam Worthington (Terminator Salvation) who was originally attached to play the lead.
The film marks director Gary Shore’s feature film debut. His only previous credit is a short called The Draft. The film also represents screenwriter Matt Sazama’s first feature film script as well as co-writer Burk Sharpless.
Stay tuned to the site for more information on this title as it is made available. And keep an eye out for our review.