Mon, 07 December 2009 04:46:59 ET
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The 'Inglourious Basterds' star teams up with 'Twilight Saga' production company Summit Entertainment, to bring this action-oriented 'Vlad' to the big screen.
Having take a jab at blood-sucking being in 1994's "Interview with the Vampire", Brad Pitt
is going back to work on another vampire movie, but this time he will be more than an actor. The Hollywood Reporter has recently come out with the story that the 45-year-old will serve as the producer of a Dracula feature project titled "Vlad
He will be producing with Dede Gardner via his and Gardner's Plan B Entertainment production shingle. For the project, he'll team up with the production company behind the success of another vampire movie, "Twilight
" and its sequel "The Twilight Saga's New Moon
", Summit Entertainment. It isn't clear whether Pitt will take a part as cast member in the movie or not.
"Vlad" centers on the story of Dracula as a young prince. Known as Vlad the Impaler, he is the man behind the Dracula myth. The script was provided by actor Charlie Hunnam
. Music video helmer and photographer Anthony Mandler is still in negotiations to direct the project. Summit reportedly seeks to make a visually edgy and radical period movie with this film.
This movie won't be Brad Pitt's first time acting as a producer. He was the producer of "A Mighty Heart
", "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford
" and "The Private Lives of Pippa Lee
". His next produced movies to come out include Matthew Vaughn-directed "Kick-Ass
" and Julia Roberts
-starring "Eat, Pray, Love
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