Back in the early 70s, there was a soap opera on television called Dark Shadows. It was a lurid, slow paced vampire saga about Barnabas Collins (think I spelled that right), and his return to life and his beloved home -- Collinwood.
With soaps back then being pretty horrible, and something that we kids laughed at the adults for watching, this DS was right up our alley.
Well, with Hollywood running out of original material these days, they've turned to comic books and re-inventing old television shows. So much for all the so-called talent out there today, eh? And now it's DS's turn:
That Tim Burton is helming it, and from the trailer, it looks a bit campy, it's hard to say whether it will be delicious fun or a swing and miss for us old folks who were fans of the original. But it may be worth a look when it comes out.
And because I saw her in the trailer and happened to have a few pics, here's the very yummy Eva Green: