Brad Pitt Teams With 'Twilight' Studio For New Vampire Film

Monday, Dec 7, 2009  |  Updated 5:00 PM PDT
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Brad Pitt Teams With "Twilight" Studio for New Vampire Film

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Brad Pitt is making a return to the vampire genre – this time, with the same folks who brought "Twilight" to the big screen.

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Brad Pitt is making a return to the vampire genre – this time, with the same folks who brought "Twilight" to the big screen.

Summit Entertainment has picked up the rights to "Vlad," which is described as an action-oriented take on the iconic Dracula, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Although Pitt – who starred in 1994's "Interview With the Vampire" – won't star in "Vlad," he will produce.

The film will focus on Dracula as a young prince.

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Anthony Mandler – who has directed music videos for The Killers, Eminem and Rihanna – will helm the visually edgy project.

No word yet on a possible production start date from Summit, who will be releasing the third chapter in the "Twilight Saga" series, "Eclipse," in June 2010.

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