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Who Else Could Play Selene?

On the heels of news regarding a fifth Underworld feature being written, more news comes of a whole new re-boot of the series as a whole! The Hollywood Reporter says Gary Goodman (who wrote the screenplay for Priest) has been hired for the job. Of course this might be a mistake–perhaps Goodman is working (or…

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Early Review: Dark Shadows 2012

Warning: minor spoilers below.  I had the great good fortune of attending the premiere of Tim Burton’s new film based on the cult t.v. show.  Being a fan of the original t.v. show, I may have enjoyed the new film version of Dark Shadows a little bit more than others.  Just a tiny bit.  When…

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Dark Shadows: The Trailer!

At long, long last a trailer for the upcoming vampire film starring Johnny Depp has seen the light of day!  (Pun intended) Earlier this week, the word came out that the trailer would debut on the talk show Ellen.  Sure enough, as fans eagerly waited, said trailer did indeed give us our first real glimpse…

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Another Dark Shadows Update!

As the release date for Tim Burton’s new film Dark Shadows (with Johnny Depp as the tragic vampire Barnabas Collins) approaches, more and more fans wonder Where Is The Trailer?  Understandable.  The film hits theaters in May, less than three months from now.  On the other hand, Burton/Depp team-ups generate all sorts of publicity by…

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Dark Shadows Updates

Come May of this year, Tim Burton’s re-imagining of the cult classic “Dark Shadows” will arrive at theater screens. Along the way of course we finally get to see Johnny Depp play a vampire (now if only Angelina Jolie would sport some fangs). Post production is well underway, while the publicity machine for a major…

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Vampires Dominate at the 2011 Scream Awards

Spike TV’s SCREAM Awards are back for its sixth year! The annual celebration honors the sci-fi, fantasy, horror and comic book genres and the actors, creators, icons and pioneers who have influenced and shaped the industry over the past year. This year’s nominees included many shows, films and actors we all know and love, including…

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Official Dark Shadows Cast Photo Revealed

The first official look at the new “Dark Shadows” has been unveiled in “Entertainment Weekly” magazine. Contrary to the reactions of some fans to a few paparazzi-shot images that popped up on the web, Johnny Depp does not in fact resemble Michael Jackson! Neither does he look normal. The image (clearly posed based on a…

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Dark Shadows Update Photos of Barnabas

Thanks to some intrepid paparazzi photos from the actual filming of Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” have made their way onto the web! Lacking context, they don’t mean a whole lot but we can glean a few details. All the shots involved were taken at a rocky beach and show Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins. We…

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Dark Shadows Photo Updates

Production of “Dark Shadows” under the direction of Tim Burton continues in England, with considerable security surrounding. So much so very little actual information is becoming available. Chloe Grace Moretz has sprained her ankle. She said so on Twitter. Did she hurt herself during filming? Maybe. A very few photos of the set emerged, including…

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Exciting Dark Shadows Updates

An important supporting character in the new film version of “Dark Shadows” has been cast.  Ivan Kaye will play Joshua Collins, father of the central character Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp).  Kaye has played a variety of roles before now, including Ludovico Sforza on Showtime’s “The Borgias” as well as the recurring character of Dr. Jonathan…

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Dark Shadows Update

“Dark Shadows,” the vampire-theme collaboration by Tim Burton and Johnny Depp continues filming, with generally a lot of security surrounding the process. This has continued to spawn rumors and sometimes outrage amongst some fans of the original series. More than one person associated with the production, for example, have used the word “funny” to describe…

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Dark Shadows Update

Still more news about the upcoming production of “Dark Shadows,” the major motion picture based on the cult t.v. show about werewolves, ghosts, gypsy curses, time travel–and a melancholy vampire named Barnabas Collins. As reported earlier, Johnny Depp is playing the vampire–a role he says is a literal child hood dream. Tim Burton directs while…

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