‘Dracula’ Adaptation by BBC One and Netflix Sets Premiere Date

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The new adaptation of Dracula, co-produced by BBC One and Netflix, has set a premiere date for January 1, 2020. The series will run for three consecutive nights on the British network while the premiere date for Netflix has not yet been determined according to Deadline.

Writers Mark Gattis and Steven Moffat, who previously partnered in writing Sherlock starring Benedict Cumberbatch, will put their own spin on the iconic story in the series which stars Danish actor Claes Bang (The Girl in the Spider’s Web) as the immortal vampire Dracula who sets his sights on London.

The series also stars John Heffernan (Eye in the Sky), Joanna Scanlan (The Woman in White), Jonathan Aris (The End of the F***ing World), Youssef Kerkour (Criminal: UK), and Tim Ingall (The Killer Beside Me).

Jonny Campbell (In the Flesh), Damon Thomas (Penny Dreadful), and Paul McGuigan (Wicker Park) served as directors on Dracula.

BBC One announced the premiere date via Twitter:

This series definitely has potential for fans of Stoker’s famous vampire. Check out the trailer for Dracula below and mark your calendars for New Year’s Day 2020!

Waylon Jordan is a lifelong fan of genre fiction and film especially those with a supernatural element. He firmly believes that horror reflects collective fears of society and can be used as a tool for social change.