Dark Shadows

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Dark Shadows: McGrath and Moretz join the cast

  • Gulliver McGrath has joined the cast of the TV soap opera adaptation "Dark Shadows" that Tim Burton is directing for Warner Bros.

  • He will play the role of David Collins.

  • Burton is looking for Michael Sheen to play his father, Roger Collins.

  • Chloe Moretz is also in negotiations to join as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard's daughter Carolyn.

Dark Shadows: McDonell joins the cast

  • Thomas McDonell ("Prom") has joined the cast of "Dark Shadows", the big screen adaptation of the late 1960s TV series, that Tim Burton is directing with Johnny Depp starring as vampire Barnabas Collins.

  • McDonell will portray the younger version of the Collins character.

    Mon March 28, 2011 | Source: Variety

Dark Shadows: Pfeiffer and Bonham Carter in talks to join

  • Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter are in negotiations to join the cast of the TV soap opera adaptation "Dark Shadows".

  • Pfeiffer would play Elizabeth Collins Stoddard, the reclusive matriarch of the Collins clan. She is the owner of Collinwood, the mansion where the supernatural saga unfolds.

  • Bonham Carter would play Hoffman, a specialist in psychology and rare blood disorders who moves into Collinwood. While she initially is a threat to the vampire Barnabas, she eventually becomes his ally, who might be able to cure him of his thirst for blood.

    Tue February 15, 2011 | Source: Deadline

Dark Shadows: Eva Green joins the cast

  • Eva Green is in negotiations to join Johnny Depp in the adaptation of the 60s' supernatural TV soap opera  "Dark Shadows" for Warner Bros.

  • She will play the role of Angelique who, in the series, was a powerful witch who was alternately tormented and bewitched by her love-hate relationship with Barnabas Collins.

    Thu February 3, 2011 | Source: Deadline

Dark Shadows: Jackie Earle Haley and Bella Heathcoate in talks to join

  • Jackie Earle Haley and Bella Heathcoate are in talks to join "Dark Shadows", the horror thriller that Tim Burton will direct based on the 60s TV soap.

  • Jackie Earle Haley will play the role of Willie Loomis, who in the soap, was a notorious con artist who went to Collinwood bent on swindling the reclusive matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard.

  • Heathcoate will play Victoria Winters, the young governess of the Collins estate.

    Wed February 2, 2011 | Source: Deadline

Dark Shadows: Seth Grahame-Smith to write the script

  • Seth Grahame-Smith will adapt the script of the Tim Burton directed thriller "Dark Shadows" for the big screen.

  • Based on the 60's TV series the story centers on the life of vampire Barnabas Collins and his run-ins with various monsters, witches, werewolves and ghosts.
    Johnny Depp has been set to play Barnabas Collins.