Dracula Netflix(NASDAQ:NFLX) & BBC Miniseries From Sherlock Creators Cast, Details & MoreDen Of Geek #Mark_GatissFebruary 12, 2019
Plans from the former Doctor Who mastermind, Steven Moffat, and his co-creator on Sherlock , Mark Gatiss, for a new TV version of Bram Stoker’s iconic tome, Dracula , are about to come to fruition.
The Girl in the Spider’s Web ‘s Claes Bang will go fang as Dracula himself in the miniseries, a co-production of BBC One and Netflix, set as three 90-minute episodes to air in the UK on the former and stream in the U.S. (and globally, sans China, where it doesn’t operate,) on the latter.
The plan by co-creators Moffat and Gatiss will, according to the official description, “re-introduce the world to Dracula, the vampire who made evil sexy.
Netflix/BBC’s Dracula has announced its main cast.
“I am thrilled to be taking on the role of Dracula , especially when the script is in the hands of the incredible talents of Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss and the team responsible for Sherlock .
What’s special about Dracula, is that Bram Stoker gave evil its own hero.”
While one might expect a ” Sherlock -y” reinvention when dealing with Moffat and Gatiss, the duo did confirm that the story for their version of Dracula will take place in its proper Victorian era time period in England and Transylvania.
“Genius duo Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss turn their attentions to Dracula for unmissable event television on BBC One.”
“We can’t wait to bring Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ brilliant storytelling to our members around the world and we are eager to collaborate on yet another series with the BBC.”
Moffat previously took on classic horror in 2007, when he wrote the series Jekyll .
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