NBC Orders ‘Dracula’ Drama With Jonathan Rhys Meyers
If anyone was hoping for a brief moratorium on vampire-based films and television series, they’ll have to hold out just a little bit longer. NBC has recently announced it will be adding to the seemingly endless list of bloodsuckers looking for screen time by bringing Dracula to the network in the form of actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
During the network’s presentation at TCA 2012, NBC president Robert Greenblatt introduced the crowd to what he called “a new version of the classic Bram Stoker” legend. The project, cooked up as a co-production between NBC Universal and British Sky Broadcasting, plans to introduce a unique aspect to the familiar character that could provide for some interesting storytelling.
To start off the announcement, Greenblatt said, “In the world of Twilightand True Bloodand all the contemporized stories, we thought we’d go back to ...
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