Cole Haddon has just announced via his Twitter that they have found there Van Helsing. He will be played by ‘Wanted’ actor Thomas Kretschmann. ‘Mr Selfridge’ actor Oliver Jackson-Cohen has also been cast and he will play the character of Jonathan Harker who is a journalist within the 10 part NBC/Sky Living series due to start filming any day now.
Dracula has found his Van Helsing. Thomas Kretschmann (Wanted), who will play the famous vampire hunter, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Mr. Selfridge) have been cast in the upcoming NBC/Sky Living HD 10-episode drama series Dracula starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Also previously cast in the series are Katie McGrath, Nonso Anozie and Victoria Smurfit. Based on a script by co-executive producer Cole Haddon, Dracula is executive-produced by Colin Callender for Playground, Tony Krantz for Flame Ventures, Gareth Neame for Carnival Films, Dan Knauf and Universal Television.