London-based Carnival, producers of Downton Abbey, made Dracula in 2013. The new Dracula won’t be the first attempt in recent years to adapt the Gothic horror story for TV. Dracula, a powerful vampire created by Bram Stoker, is one of the most adapted characters in film and television. 2017-06-21T13:10:49+00:00″>
Updated: June 21, 2017 1:10 pm
Mark Gatiss apart from being the Sherlock creator is also an experienced actor in television
Bihar Board 10th result 2017 declared live updates: Check BSEB results 2017 online at biharboard.ac.in and bihar.indiaresults.comBihar Board 10th result 2017 declared: Prem Kumar is the topperBihar Board 10th result 2017 declared, pass percentage is 50.12Writers and producers of the hit detective series Sherlock are reuniting for a new take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic Dracula for the BBC. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series, and Sue Vertues Hartswood Films will produce. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App However, they have not ruled out returning to write more episodes in the future. The show ran for only one season. Dracula will adopt the same format as Sherlock, with a miniseries run of feature-length episodes, reports variety.com. Mark Gattis is also known for his acting prowess in British and American television especially in his own Sherlock, Doctor Who and Game of Thrones. Moffat and Gatiss have previously collaborated for another British TV series Doctor Who (series 8) in a few episodes. With scripts not yet written, casting is yet to happen for Dracula. It is not yet clear whether, like Sherlock, Dracula will have a modern-day British setting. Sherlock propelled actor Benedict Cumberbatch to international stardom for his portrayal of Holmes. He currently plays the role of George IV in Tom Hardy-led TV series Taboo. Moffat and Gatiss last worked together for Sherlock but have said there are no current plans for a new series of Sherlock. Stoker’s 1897 novel has Holmes attempt to move from Transylvania to England in his search for new blood.