It looks like television is seeing a reemergence of mini-series.  In the growing list of mini-series coming to tv this year is, of course, one about Vampires.

Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (“The Tudors”) stars in this provocative new drama as one of the world’s most iconic characters.


Jonathan Rhys Meyers Stars In NBC's New Vampire Series 'Dracula'

It’s the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He’s especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night – useful for someone who avoids the sun.


Jonathan Rhys Meyers Stars In NBC's New Vampire Series 'Dracula'

But he has another reason for his travels: he hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan… until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.


Jonathan Rhys Meyers Stars In NBC's New Vampire Series 'Dracula'

From the producers of the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning hit “Downton Abbey” comes “Dracula,” a twisted, sophisticated and sexy take on Bram Stoker’s classic novel, proving that some stories never die. One-hour drama.

Watch the trailer below and let us know what you think in the comments.