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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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Visiting Dracula’s castle in Romania

Brasov, Romania is home to what is left of Poenari Castle. These ruins sit high on a mountain peak and have a gorgeous Romanian view for visitors to enjoy. But travelers don’t come to this castle for its view, but for its connection to history’s most famous vampire, Dracula. Now, before I continue, I am…

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The Real Dracula

It’s pretty much common knowledge that Bram Stoker based his title character Dracula on an actual person, Vlad Tepes (1431-1476). But what’s the story of the real Dracula? Was Vlad the Impaler really a vampire, or vampiric in any way? Let’s see… Vlad Tepes (also known as Vlad Dracula, Vlad Dracul, Vlad the Impaler, Vlad …

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