Universal Pictures has brought its origins story forward by one week.

Dracula Untold will now open on October 10 as opposed to the initial October 17 date and will still open in all formats including Imax.

Gary Shore directs Luke Evans in the title role. Michael De Luca produces.

  • Ryan Doherty has joined Sony Pictures Entertainment in the newly created position of vice president of literary development. Doherty will be based in New York and is charged with targeting book-to-film-and-television adaptations for all content divisions across Sony Pictures Entertainment. He recently served as senior editor at Penguin Random House division Ballantine Bantam Dell.