Castlevania gets canned

Reports from Bloody Disgusting suggest that the upcoming big-screen version of Castlevania has been totally scrapped. The film was originally going to be directed by Sylvain White (of I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer fame), produced by Resident Evil helmer Paul WS Anderson, and Ian Jeffers had been assigned to write the screenplay. Universal’s Rogue Pictures were poised to distribute this $50 million adaptation.

castlevaniamadusa1Reports from Bloody Disgusting suggest that the upcoming big-screen version of Castlevania has been totally scrapped. The film was originally going to be directed by Sylvain White (of I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer fame), produced by Resident Evil helmer Paul WS Anderson, and Ian Jeffers had been assigned to write the screenplay. Universal’s Rogue Pictures were poised to distribute this $50 million adaptation.

Early plot details cited an origins tale of sorts with reports describing a story of Dracula rising to power prompting the formation of the vampire-slaying Belmont Clan.

Castlevania is an action/adventure gaming series that was developed by Konami. SciFiNow will bring you more updates on this film and its troubled path to production in due course.