Ramin-djawadiRamin Djawadi has been hired to score historical horror thriller Dracula Untold. The film is helmed by commercials director Gary Shore and tells the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Luke Evans stars in the title role as a young prince who risks his soul to save his wife and child from a bloodthirsty sultan and in the process becomes the first vampire. Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Samantha Barks, Art Parkinson and Charlie Cox are co-starring. Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless have written the screenplay. Michael De Luca (The Social Network, Moneyball, Captain Phillips) is producing the project, which is also produced by Legendary Pictures. Dracula Untold is set to be released on October 17, 2014 by Universal Pictures.

As previously reported, Djawadi whose previous scoring credits include Iron Man, Pacific Rim, Clash of the Titans and Blade: Trinity also has Guillermo Del Toro’s FX series The Strain coming up. He also continues to score the CBS drama Person of Interest and HBO’s Game of Thrones.

  1. Macejko says:

    This is the kind of news I want to wake up to every morning. Go Ramin!

  2. Lokutus says:

    what’s Drafula? 😀

  3. Jared K. says:

    Perfect choice for the film! If he wasn’t able to do the full score (like Hans Zimmer with Curse of the Black pearl), Christophe Beck would have been a great lead.