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Carmilla Web Series

This is turning into something of a Golden Age for fans of Joseph Sheridan LeFanu‘s vampire masterpiece Carmilla. Really! The last film adaptation was in 1990, but now not one but two new film versions are on the film festival circuit right now. Live theatre versions have popped up in Chicago and Los Angeles and…

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Immortal Day!

For vampire afficiodos and gamers who don’t want to download a bunch of software there is now Immortal Day, a free online game where you the player can hunt and scheme wander in personal world of shadowy monsters. Unlike such MMORPGs like Star Trek Online or Ravenmarch, this game focuses on vampires, werewolves, hunters, hybrid…

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Get Your Hands on Being Human: Season Five

For those who don’t know, I am also a writer over at Werewolves.com (gasp!). Over there I frequently chat about Being Human (both the original and the SyFy version) and I just realized that I don’t give the show much love here (tsk tsk). Seeing how the show has a vampire as one of its…

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WTF True Blood?!?

Okay, am I the only True Blood fan who feels like this show has jumped the shark? Not just the shark, either, but also the school of rabid piranha that live next to the shark? With the new season about to start and anticipation building, I thought this might be the right time for me…

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Let’s Remake Kindred: The Embraced!

Seventeen years ago, a television first premiered on the young FOX network: a prime time dramatic series based on the popular (and controversial) role-playing game Vampire: The Masquerade. Produced by Aaron Spelling, it debuted to fanfare and uncertain expectations. The plot centered around the Kindred of San Francisco, a secret society of vampires with a…

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Lets Remake “Dark Shadows”

Tim Burton’s film of the 1960s gothic soap opera was not the second, the third or even the seventh such adaptation. In fact, it counts as the tenth! Apart from the original t.v. series, no less than three comic book versions have been produced (one, from Dynamite, even matching up Barnabas Collins with Vampirella!), an…

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NBC’s Dracula Casts its Van Helsing and Harker

New blood has been added to the NBC’s Dracula miniseries! Two more actors have been cast in this highly awaited series. We now have our Van Helsing and Jonathan Harker! It has been reported that Thomas Kretschmann will play famous vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen will play Jonathan Harker, a tenacious and slightly…

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Vampire Princess Miyu is Being Rereleased in the US

Awesome news for anime fans! Vampire Princess Miyu is coming back to DVD! The US-based anime licensing company Maiden Japan recently announced its acquisition of the hit animated series Vampire Princess Miyu! Based on the manga of the same name by creators Narumi Kakinouchi and Toshiki Hirano. They are bringing back all 26 episodes of…

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Vampire Hunter TV Drama in the Works via ‘Skyfall’ Duo John Logan and Sam Mendes

While their latest film, the new James Bond flick Skyfall, is breaking box office records, the film’s co-writer John Logan and director Sam Mendes are already working on a brand new project together – a vampire project!  Yes! In what will be both Logan and Mendes’ TV series debut, the two have partnered for a…

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Forever Knight Re-Imagined

Consider the ongoing popularity of shows like The Vampire Diaries as well as True Blood.  Now consider also such re-imaginings of staples such as BBC’s Sherlock as well as the two Guy Ritchie films.   Now imagine if you will a rebooting, a retelling of a cult favorite that our readers might well find attractive–and so…

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Guillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ TV Series Adaptation in the Works

Guillermo Del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s The Strain has become one of the most popular vampire books released the past few years, and now, the fan favorite is heading to television. “They have always been here. Vampires. In secret and in darkness. Waiting. Now their time has come. In one week, Manhattan will be gone….

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Review of the Post-Apocalyptic ‘Trinity Blood’

As some may know, I have this odd love for any kind of post-apocalyptic story. Love it! So when I discovered an anime called Trinity Blood which is set far in a post- apocalyptic future filled with vampires, I had to give it a watch! Vampires and the world ending makes me a happy (somewhat…

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New Original Vampire Show in the Works – Vlad Dracula

A brand new vampire show is on the way! Woo! Famed film writer and creator J. Michael Straczynski (Thor, Underworld: Awakening) has partnered with producer Roy Lee (How to Train Your Dragon, The Ring) for Vlad Dracula, an original series in development for Starz. Starz is best known for their hit show Spartacus, a series…

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My Babysitter’s a Vampire Coming Soon to DVD

I’ve got some fangtastic news for you younger readers, or those (like me) who love silly kid shows! The lighthearted hit My Babysitter’s a Vampire, which recently aired in the US, is coming soon to DVD! On May 22, 2012 Season 1 of My Babysitter’s a Vampire will hit stores and all of you fans…

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Fact and Fiction Collide in ‘Lost Tapes: Vampire’

Thanks to the awesomeness that is Netflix I finally caught the vampire episode of Animal Planet’s Lost Tapes. The show is an odd combination of both fact and fiction, it’s both a mockumentary and documentary that explores the world of cryptozoology. Lost Tapes features episodes about beasties like the Chupacabra, Bigfoot, werewolves, aliens and much…

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Season One of ‘Transitions’ Now on DVD

While scanning Amazon for new vampire DVD releases I came across Season 1 of a show titled Transitions, which came out this past month. I’ll admit it, I had never heard of this particular show before now, but after checking it out it doesn’t sound bad. The reason so few have heard of this particular…

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Big News for ‘The Munsters’ Remake

Pushing Daisies creator Bryan Fuller has been working for ages trying to get a remake of the classic show The Munsters on TV, and at long last it’s happening. NBC has ordered a pilot for The Munsters remake, taking it one step closer to primetime TV. For those of you new to the Munsters, it…

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Join ‘The Hunted’ on an Internet Adventure & Maybe Win Some Cash in the Process

Looking for some free vampire entertainment? Then I suggest checking out The Hunted, one of the longest running shows online. The web series is said to be a vampire slaying mix between “Buffy” and “Cops.” If that’s not incentive enough to give the show a watch, The Hunted is holding a contest where one lucky…

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Cambio to Debut MTV’s ‘Valemont’ on Halloween

For those of you new to Cambio, it’s an interactive online entertainment experience, connecting teens and young adults to their favorite celebrities and musicians. It’s full of celeb interviews, videos, pictures and more. If that’s not cool enough, the site just got better by announcing that its first feature length film will be Valemont, which…

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See ‘The Lost Boys’ and ‘Buffy’ Stars in the Best Vampire Episode EVER!

Psych is one of my favorite shows and my love for it grew tenfold after this week’s episode, titled “This Episode Sucks,” which was all about vampires. If that’s not awesome enough, the episode had some fangtastic cameos – Corey Feldman (The Lost Boys), Kristy Swanson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer – the movie) and Tom…

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