Movie bosses at UNIVERSAL are reportedly paying $32,000 (GBP17,780)-a-year to keep their stage set for the new Van Helsing film intact - so they can use it for a sequel

Shooting on the HUGH JACKMAN-starring movie finished at the end of last year (03), but executives are already planning a sequel and a spin-off TV series, which will be shot on the set in Prague, the Czech Republic - which was made to recreate historical Transylvania.

The movie chiefs have also employed a team of security guards to keep memorabilia hunters away from the deserted set.

22/03/2004 09:31