Johnny Depp and Tim Burton team up again for ‘Dark Shadows’, a movie remake of 1960s Gothic soap opera. The first episode of the show is in the video below.
Tim Burton and Johnny Depp have had a successful collaboration on a number of films, eight to be exact. The two princes of darkness are now getting together once again to make a movie based on the ‘Dark Shadows’ series that ran from 1966 to 1971.
The 60s television series was a very popular dark soap opera featuring vampires, following the current popularity of vampires … or preceding it. This isn’t Twilight vampires and Johnny Depp is not likely to be a Robert Pattinson type vampire.
Johnny Depp will play the main character Barnabas Collins, the main character. The script has been written by John August. Burton and Depp are scheduled to start filming ‘Dark Shadows’ in January 2011.
You can watch the entire first episode of Dark Shadows in the video below.
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