- 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.
Related Titles: Dark Shadows