|The Last Voyage of the Demeter|
|Directed by||André Øvredal|
|Based on||"The Captain's Log"|
by Bram Stoker
|Music by||Thomas Newman|
|Distributed by||Universal Pictures|
The Last Voyage of the Demeter is an upcoming American horror film directed by André Øvredal from a screenplay by Bragi F. Schut, Stefan Ruzowitsky, and Zak Olkewicz. It is an adaptation of "The Captain's Log", a chapter from the 1897 Bram Stoker novel Dracula. The film stars Corey Hawkins, Aisling Franciosi, Liam Cunningham, and David Dastmalchian.
The Last Voyage of the Demeter is set to be released in the United States on August 11, 2023, by Universal Pictures.
Strange events befall the crew of the merchant ship known as the Demeter.
In 2002, Bragi F. Schut wrote the initial screenplay for The Last Voyage of the Demeter with Robert Schwentke on board to direct. However, the film languished in development hell for close to two decades with several other directors attached to the film including Marcus Nispel, Stefan Ruzowitsky, David Slade and Neil Marshall. At one point Noomi Rapace and Ben Kingsley were set to star in the film, with Viggo Mortensen "in talks".
In October 2019, it was announced André Øvredal would direct the film with Amblin Partners set to produce. In January 2021, Corey Hawkins joined the cast of the film with a screenplay by Zak Olkewicz. In June 2021, David Dastmalchian, Liam Cunningham, Aisling Franciosi, Javier Botet, Jon Jon Briones, Stefan Kapičić, Nikolai Nikolaeff, Woody Norman, Martin Furulund and Chris Walley joined the cast of the film.
Principal photography began in June 2021 in Berlin. Filming later occurred in Malta. Principal photography has wrapped, as of 1 October 2021.