The report reveals that Abraham’s films are not necessarily Van Helsing’s front-facing films, but are set in the world of Vampire Hunters. The world, of course, is adapted from Bram Stoker’s Dracula novel, in which Van Helsing leads the team in a campaign against Count Dracula.The film follows Universal’s latest monster movie restart, Invisible Man, and the first in a new direction for the monster portfolio studio following the abandonment of the interconnected Dark Universe project. According to Deadline, The Invisible Man’s success means that the potential R rating for this Van Helsing project is exposed. Avery’s overload was also particularly dark and cruel, so a horrifying approach to the subject might be possible.
The script seems to have already been created by Eric Pearson (Thor: Ragnarok, Black Widow), and Avery is currently rewriting it.
Of course, Van Helsing was previously investigated by Universal in a 2004 movie starring Hugh Jackman and directed by Stephen Sommers.
Matt Purslow is ‘s UK news and entertainment writer.