You may be more familiar with the work of the English director Neil Marshall than you think. He made a splash with the well-received "The Descent" in 2005, and he recently directed the much-talked about "Blackwater" episode of "Game of Thrones."
So you should definitely be paying attention to his next project, "The Last Voyage of the Demeter," which may or may not have found its lead.
Learn more after the jump!
If Mortensen has actually been offered the role and he accepts, he will play Henry Clemens, a crew member of the Russian ship that transports Count Dracula from his home in Transylvania to London. It's an iconic part of Stoker's novel, and one that does not end well. None of the crew survives the trip.
Mortensen recently committed to reprise his role as Nikolai for David Cronenberg's sequel to "Eastern Promises."
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