One of the biggest films of 2012 just nabbed a killer release date.

'Dark Shadows,' director Tim Burton's big-screen adaptation of the '60s vampire soap opera, will help 'The Avengers' kick off the summer movie season next year with a premium May 11, 2012, release.

'Shadows,' currently filming in England, features one of the best casts around. Johnny Depp stars as Barnabas Collins, a centuries-old vampire tormented by his past, opposite Helena Bonham Carter, Chloe Moretz, Eva Green, Michelle Pfeiffer and Jackie Earle Haley.
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