Dinklage, Momoa Set To Star In ‘Good Bad & Undead’

This has to be the most unlikely movie team-up since Schwarzenegger and DeVito were Twins!

Game of Thrones alumni Peter Dinklage and Jason Momoa are in active talks to headline and produce a new vampire horror/comedy Good Bad & Undead, as reported by Deadline. The Legendary film–to be directed by Max Barbakow (Palm Springs)–is described tongue-in-cheek as “Midnight Run set in a Bram Stoker world”.

The tantalizing storyline, according to reports, will follow Dinklage (he of four Emmy Awards) portraying the iconic vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing as he forges an unusual bond with a vampire played by Momoa (he of Aquaman fame). But this vampire has taken a vow never to kill again. Sounds like a difficult promise to keep. What results is the duo traveling from town to town, staging fake vampire attacks. That’s when the good townspeople–right on schedule–hire Van Helsing to destroy the vampire.The con job reportedly goes smoothly until the vampire is slapped with a hefty bounty that attracts real vampire killers from every corner of this world filled with magic and monsters.

The movie is based on an idea from Mark Swift and Damian Shannon, the two writers responsible for Freddy vs. Jason and the 2009 version of Friday the 13th. The two screenwriters also are hard at work on an untitled project that Sam Raimi is directing, according to reports.

Keep reading Horror News Network for updates on scheduling and cast additions for Good Bad & Undead.

 

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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