Netflix and BBC One announce miniseries on Dracula


This wonderfully atmospheric and legendary studio gave birth to so many famous monsters and stars – most memorably Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee. It will be produced by Hartswood Films and is a co-production between BBC One and Netflix. Gatiss and Moffat will also serve as executive producers on the project alongside Sue Vertue for Hartswood Films and Ben Irving for BBC. Celeb spotting: Alia Bhatt, Tiger Shroff, Kangana Ranaut and others

The new show will premiere on BBC One in the UK and on Netflix outside of the UK/Ireland, and China where the service is not available. In Transylvania in 1897, the blood drinking Count is drawing his plans against Victorian London. Advertising

Mark Gatiss, who co-wrote and created the show with his Sherlock partner Steven Moffat, will also feature alongside John Heffernan, Joanna Scanlan, Dolly Wells, Morfydd Clark and Lujza Richter. Latest Videos

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“It’s seriously delightful that our new Dracula is being shot at Bray Studios – the former home of Hammer Films! The show has also found its directors — Jonny Campbell for episode one, Damon Thomas for second episode and Paul McGuigan for final episode. Popular Photos

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Have you seen these photos of Priyanka Chopra, Alia Bhatt and Rishi Kapoor? “As we watch Transylvania once again rise on the sound stages of Bray, it’s amazing to be able to say that Count Dracula has finally come home,” Gatiss said in a statement. Advertising

The series will re-introduce the world to Dracula, the vampire who made evil sexy. 0
Comment(s) And be warned: the dead travel fast, according to the official plotline. New joinees include actors Jonathan Aris, Sacha Dhawan, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Catherine Schell, Youssef Kerkour and Clive Russell. Shooting started at Orava Castle in Slovakia earlier this year and later moved on to England where it continues at the world famous Bray Studios.