Hollywood superstar Russell Crowe is in talks to star in forthcoming 'Dracula' re-imagining 'Harker'.

Russell Crowe

The 47-year-old is in negotiations to appear in the re-imagining of Bram Stoker's 'Dracula' as the titular character, a tough London detective on the hunt for the ghoulish figure behind a string of gory murders, reported Contactmusic.

The Warner Bros movie will be directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, but no further casting information is disclosed.

Crowe, who is currently working on "Superman: Man of Steel", has also signed on to star in "Les Miserables", which will see him play police inspector Javert.