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'Castlevania' film confirmed by cast member Michael Dorn

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Castlevania film in the works

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Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse
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Michael Dorn – the actor best known for his portrayal of the Klingon Worf in the Star Trek series – confirmed on a podcast that he is playing a role in an upcoming Castlevania movie.

Michael Dorn – the actor best known for his portrayal of the Klingon Worf in the Star Trek series – confirmed on a podcast that he is playing a role in an upcoming Castlevania movie.

Speaking on the Nerdist Podcast, Dorn revealed (at 31:20) that he is working on a movie called Castlevania that is based on the popular video game.

Dorn elaborated on the details of his role in an interview posted on StarTrek.com, saying: "People have been trying to get this thing done for a long time and they finally got the producers together that want to do it," he said.

"They finally got the OK from the owners, and so they're doing that. It's a fun little part. It's four days, and I'm playing a werewolf that's been around for a gajillion years who works for this vampire. It's not too far fro Worf because there's a lot of killing and jumping and sword fights and everything. So that's what I'm doing now."

There has been talk of a Castlevania movie for some time, with Resident Evil: Retribution director Paul W. S. Anderson expressing his desire to make a Castlevania film back in 2005. Crystal Sky Pictures had acquired the rights to the film in that year and production was slated to begin in 2006 with Anderson as director, but filming was delayed due to disagreements over the script. In 2007 Anderson conceded the directing duties to work on other projects, and by 2009 the film was reportedly cancelled.

There are currently no further details on the project and whether it is tied to Paul W. S. Anderson.