Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Fall TV Previews: Dracula

This fall NBC is bringing Dracula to the small screen in the form of a series starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers who played Henry VIII in Showtime's The Tudors. I think it's brilliant casting and I can't wait for this show. The premise sounds fabulous - Dracula is an American entrepreneur who's interested bringing electricity to the masses. What could be a better business for someone who can't stand sunlight. 

Check out the trailer below.

Here's NBC's description of the show:

Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers ("The Tudors") stars in this provocative new drama as one of the world's most iconic characters.

It's the late 19th century, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night - useful for someone who avoids the sun. But he has another reason for his travels: he hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan... until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.

From the producers of the critically acclaimed, Emmy Award-winning hit "Downton Abbey" comes "Dracula," a twisted, sophisticated and sexy take on Bram Stoker's classic novel, proving that some stories never die. One-hour drama.


  1. This looks good and so does Sleepy Hollow.

  2. Another show to tape and get hooked on....thanks a lot...lol...