NBC Announces New Series 'Dracula' Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers
NBC is throwing its hat into the vampire genre with a new series based on Bram Stoker’s 1897 novel, Dracula.
"In the world of Twilight and True Blood and all the contemporized stories, we thought we'd go back to the original," NBC Chairman Robert Greenblatt told reporters on Tuesday during the TCA Press tour.
With a 10-episode order, the period supernatural series will star The Tudors actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers. No other casting news is available at this time.
Dracula does hit a road bump in his journey to revenge. Not unlike The Vampire Diaries on The CW, he will get sidelined when he meets s woman who seems to be the reincarnation of his wife. Elena, much?
Aside from The Tudors, filmgoers will remember Meyers from his numerous films, including Match Point, Bend It Like Beckham and Velvet Goldmine.
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