Richard Roxburgh Lands Count Dracula Role

Richard Roxburgh
Richard Roxburgh
Richard Roxburgh ("Moulin Rouge") is in negotiations to play Count Dracula in "Van Helsing," reports Variety.

Roxburgh will appear opposite fellow Aussie Hugh Jackman, who has the title role. Stephen Sommers (the "Mummy" franchise) will direct Universal Pictures project from his own script.

"Van Helsing" centers on vampire hunter Dr. Abraham Van Helsing, made famous in Bram Stoker's "Dracula," who here travels to Eastern Europe to confront Dracula, Frankenstein's monster and the Wolf Man as well.

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