Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 29 January 2015

Kurylenko bites into Vampire role

Olga Kurylenko arriving for the premiere of Oblivion at the BFI IMAX, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday April 4, 2013. See PA story SHOWBIZ Oblivion. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Olga Kurylenko is going dark for next film role - playing a vampire

Olga Kurylenko has found a new role to sink her teeth into - drama Vampire Academy.

The Oblivion star is set to star in Mark Waters' big-screen adaptation of Rochelle Mead's teenage novels, Vampire Academy: Blood Sisters, reported Deadline.

The 33-year-old is in talks to play Kirova, the school's headmistress, alongside Zoey Deutch and Australian newcomer Lucy Fry as lead characters Rose Hathaway and Lissa in the film, which has been written by Daniel Waters.

The books - which have been best-sellers since they were released in 2007, and include two graphic novels - follow the story of 17-year-old Rose and her vampire best friend Lissa as they attend a special school. Russian actor Danila Kozlovski will play Dimitri, Rose's instructor.

Production is scheduled to begin in late May.

Olga, who stars opposite Tom Cruise in Joseph Kosinski's sci-fi epic Oblivion, will next star in 3-D action adventure Empires Of The Deep.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Aquarius:

You long to have some fun, but responsibilities require your attention. Set some reasonable goals and then reward yourself when you finish them in the allotted time. Having incentives will keep you focused and productive. Fortunately, a loved one is offering lots of support. Lean on this friend when you feel discouraged. With their encouragement, you'll be able to finish work in record time. After hours, you'll be able to share a good meal together. Do your best to balance work with play.More