Will Kemp Joins Hugh Jackman In 'Van Helsing'

Dancer-turned-actor Will Kemp has signed to star alongside Hugh Jackman in Universal's "Van Helsing," directed by Stephen Sommers, reports [i]Variety[i].

Pic's an action adventure in the mold of "The Mummy," which Sommers also wrote and helmed to blockbuster status. Filming begins in the late fall.

Kemp was the lead dancer in the Matthew Bourne stage musicals "Swan Lake," "Cinderella" and "The Car Man" He made his acting debut alongside Val Kilmer in the Renny Harlin-directed Dimension film "Mindhunters," to be released in April.

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