The Last Voyage of the Demeter director Andre Ovredal on the chances of developing a sequel to the Dracula movie.
SPOILERS for The Last Voyage of the Demeter. Based on a single chapter of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, The Last Voyage of the Demeter follows the crew of the merchant ship Demeter as they attempt to survive the voyage from Transylvania to London, all while being hunted by the legendary vampire. We all know the Dracula story as it’s been adapted to film dozens of times over the last century, but what are the chances that we might see a sequel to The Last Voyage of the Demeter?
The Last Voyage of the Demeter expands on the chapter of Bram Stoker’s novel. However, it remains largely faithful, with one notable difference that could be picked up by a sequel. While speaking with THR, Andre Ovredal, director of
The Last Voyage of the Demeter was asked if the next chapter had been considered. Ovredal replied: “Yeah we’ve been jokingly discussing whether or not this movie can continue,“. “Our The Last Voyage of the Demeter title obviously ends it but the idea was to stay as true to the original material as possible while still creating our own story. If you wanted to make a sequel, it would be necessary to tell a revisionist story, as the ending of the film does not match the book. You’d have to take a different path, which would be interesting. So if you were making a sequel, you would probably want to follow the basic trajectory of the book, while adding in some new elements.“Related
The Last Voyage of the Demeter to reach the big screen, I would not keep my fingers crossed just yet. I suppose it all depends on how well the film does at the box office. “
Strange and horrifying events befall the doomed crew as they attempt to survive the ocean voyage from Transylvania to London, stalked each night by a merciless presence onboard the ship: a legendary vampire known as Dracula,” reads the official synopsis. “When the Demeter finally arrives off the shores of England, it is a charred, derelict wreck. There is no trace of the crew.“The Last Voyage of the Demeter
is now playing in theaters, so be sure to check out a review from our own Jessica Dwyer right here. Would you like to see a sequel to The Last Voyage of the Demeter?