'Sherlock' Creators Making 'Dracula' Miniseries for BBC/Netflix
Who should play Dracula? Is it elementary?
"Sherlock" creators and "Doctor Who" writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are working on a "Dracula" miniseries with three 90-minute installments. The Bram Stoker adaptation will air on the BBC in the U.K. and Netflix elsewhere around the world.
Here's a tease from Netflix (via Variety):
"In Transylvania in 1897, the blood drinking Count is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned: the dead travel fast."
Moffat and Gatiss (who also plays Mycroft Holmes in "Sherlock") shared their own tease:
"There have always been stories about great evil. What’s special about Dracula is that Bram Stoker gave evil its own hero."
Here's more from Charlotte Moore, BBC director of content:
"Genius duo Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss turn their attentions to Dracula for unmissable event television on BBC One."
And now Larry Tanz, VP of content acquisition at Netflix:
"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."
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