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Dark Shadows DVD and Blu-ray Release Date Announced

Fans of Dark Shadows will be thrilled to know that it’s coming DVD and Blu-ray in just a few short months! Just in time for Halloween, Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows will be released October 2, 2012! On top of the film, the disks also contain loads of bonus features for the hardcore fans. Check out…

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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 Frenzy

With less than two weeks before the premiere, publicity for Tim Burton‘s version of Dark Shadows is reaching a fever pitch.  Case in point–the website Deviantart.com is having a contest.  Create a portrait of Barnabas Collins, with Tim Burton himself as the judge and literally thousands of dollars of prizes awaiting the winner!  Well over…

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Counting down to Dark Shadows

A few weeks ago, a common complaint heard and read among fans of Dark Shadows and Tim Burton was “Where’s the trailer?”  No longer.  The trailer has debuted, amidst controversy (i.e. free publicity) along with a series of t.v. spots as well as a media blitz of interviews, articles, photos and a startling number of…

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Johnny Depp Isn’t a Fan of Our Beloved Modern Day Vampire Movies

The gorgeous and talented Johnny Depp shared that he feels the portrayal of vampires on screen in recent years has changed drastically from the golden era of the 1940s and 1950s, which was one of the reasons he was thrilled to go for a classic look for his vampire character in ‘Dark Shadows.’ Depp recently…

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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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See First Stills of Johnny Depp as a Vampire!

At long last we have actual screen shots from Dark Shadows! Photos of vampire Johnny Depp have been revealed and the man is definitely one creepy and strange looking Barnaby Collins – but in the totally best of ways! Have a look for yourself: Yeah, he’s definitely an odd looking vampire, but it totally works…

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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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Christopher Lee in Dark Shadows

So much news about the upcoming “Dark Shadows” film! Some confirmed, some not. To begin, there was indeed a panel at ComicCon about the new movie, hosted by Hermes Press and including Lara Parker and Kathryn Leigh Scott (the original Angelique and Maggie respectively). They were able to confirm that not only is Jonathan Frid…

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Dark Shadows Returns: The Comic Book

Now that the gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows” is headed once more to the big screen (care of Tim Burton and Johnny Depp), the saga of reluctant vampire Barnabas Collins also is returning to another medium–the comic book! During the show’s hey-day, Dell Comics released a series of adventures featuring the haunted mansion atop Widow’s…

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