Of all the films in their stable, there’s two films in the Dimension back catalog I’m asked asked about regularly â€“ the feature film adaptation of Dean Koontz’ â€˜â€™Phantomsâ€™â€™ (1998) and The Wes Craven Produced “Dracula 2000″ (2000). What most people ask is whether or not those loco’s have run out of steam – in other words, are there more sequels on the way?
Whilst the â€˜â€™Phantomsâ€™â€™ name came to an abrupt end with Ben Affleck-starring film (though I wouldnâ€™t be surprised if they reboot that at some stage – if only because Jay & Silent Bob love it so much) and there are no plans to sequelize it at this stage, director Patrick Lussierâ€™s â€˜â€™Draculaâ€™â€™ reboot went on to spawn two successful direct-to-DVD sequels, and, in due course, opened many a usually-closed door for the Canadian filmmaker. A fourth film was discussed, but it’s unlikely to happen.
I got in touch with Patrick – upon receiving yet another email from a reader whether or not thereâ€™s any chance of another installment in the Dracula 2000 series – to see whether he thought the blood spruiker might rear his head again sometime in the future.
â€˜â€™Doubtful there would be another Drac Pack movie because it got lost in the rights shuffle of the Dimension/Disney bust upâ€™â€™, says Lussier. â€˜â€™Joel Soisson and I originally wanted to continue the adventures of Uffizi… and before that, had even discussed a theatrical sequel to D2K but none of those came to pass, I’m afraid.
â€œBut if you want to know what happened next… The Cardinal picks up Luke, forces him back into Transylvania to find Uffizi… only they find Julia, now mistress of the vampire horde. Uffizi’s bugged out on his own quest. Mayhem, of course, would’ve ensued.â€
Ya never know mate, Harvey’s ears may have just pricked up!
Lussier’s three “Dracula” films featured, interestingly enough, a different actor wearing the plastic fangs each time – Gerard Butler in the original, Stephen Billington in the sequel, “Dracula II : Ascension”, and Rutger Hauer in the third and seemingly final instalment, “Dracula III : The Legacy”.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.