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2009/15) Dracula Untold Friday, Sky Movies Premiere, 8pm Luke Evans plays Vlad The Impaler who, initially, is a peaceful family man.
Plus, it allows Tory idiots like Cameron and Osborne to sound liberal when they support gay marriage when, in reality, they're as liberal as Vlad the Impaler.
Luke Evans ("Fast & Furious 6," "The Hobbit" series) transforms from the cursed man history knows as Vlad the Impaler to an allpowerful creature of the night in Universal Pictures' "Dracula Untold," the origin story of the alluring immortal we have come to fear as the sun sets: Dracula.
It mixes the vampire element with some of the true history of Vlad the Impaler, who in this movie is a really nice guy saddled with an unfortunate nickname.
Focusing on the life story of Vlad the Impaler, a real-world source for Dracula myths, Charlie learned the story of Vlad from the locals of Romania while he was filming "Cold Mountain" with Australian actress Nicole Kidman.
Using the name Vlad the Impaler, he emailed four indecent images to other perverts.
Irish writer Bram Stoker drew inspiration from Vlad the Impaler for his novel "Dracula," published in 1897.
The Romanian National Tourist Office is trumpeting the lineage between the Royal Family and Vlad the Impaler, the 15th century nobleman whose deeds inspired the vampire legend, in a brochure distributed at the World Travel Market, a leading industry event which opened in London on Monday, the Telegraph.
The town of Sighisoara, located 300km north of Bucharest, is where Vlad Dracul, better known as Vlad the Impaler, the Romanian historical figure on who Dracula is believed to have been based, was born.
Others might be more frightened by the thought of the notorious previous owner Vlad III Tepes, also called Vlad the Impaler, or Vlad Draculea -- or just plain Dracula.
Coming back to encore with Vlad the Impaler and Fire, we'd say they all did.