11 February 2013 5:47 PM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Jonathan Rhys Meyers' Dracula has found his arch nemesis. Or, perhaps, his arch nemesis will be finding him. NBC has cast Thomas Kretschmann ("King Kong," ABC's "The River") to play famed vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, a spokesman for the network told TheWrap on Monday. The Van Helsing as envisioned in NBC's version of the Dracula legend is a brilliant professor with a seemingly cool exterior who harbors an obsession with revenge and power that may make him a more dangerous threat to the public than Dracula. Also read: NBC Revives Old-School 'Dracula' The »

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