A new year arrives and with it time to think back and contemplate–sometimes drawing up lists. Lots of best vampire movies, hottest vampires, most badass vampire flicks etc. popping up so why not drop a list of the Top Ten Lady Vampires on T.V.? Why not indeed? In no particular order here is one such…Continue readingTop Lady Vampires on T.V.
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…Continue readingCarmilla Web Series
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…Continue readingImmortal Day!
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…Continue readingGet Your Hands on Being Human: Season Five
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…Continue readingWTF True Blood?!?
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…Continue readingLet’s Remake Kindred: The Embraced!
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…Continue readingLets Remake “Dark Shadows”
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…Continue readingNBC’s Dracula Casts its Van Helsing and Harker
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…Continue readingVampire Princess Miyu is Being Rereleased in the US
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…Continue readingVampire Hunter TV Drama in the Works via ‘Skyfall’ Duo John Logan and Sam Mendes
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…Continue readingForever Knight Re-Imagined
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.…Continue readingGuillermo del Toro’s ‘The Strain’ TV Series Adaptation in the Works