Netflix started this year by rewarding it’s Dracula loving fandom the taste of a new TV show!
The Sherlock creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss may not be surprising their fans with another series of the iconic show. Still, they have most certainly left their fans excited with a new adaptation, which has been keeping them busy for a while now. The pair have been busy creating yet another masterpiece for their fans- a literary adaptation of the ‘Dracula,’ which will be available very soon.
Dracula was aired on TV for the first time on the New Year’s Day- 1st of January, 2020, at 9.00 pm on BBC1 followed by subsequent episode, called Blood Vessel aired on 2nd of January, same time- 9.00 pm on BBC1, followed by episode three (The Dark Compass) on Friday 3rd January.
The series began filming in March 2019 and wrapped up in August, the same year.
The lead role of the blood-sucking Dracula, ready to dip its fangs in, is played by the Danish Actor Claes Bang who is very thrilled about the show.
Bang will be accompanied by actors Joanna Scanlan, Chanel Cresswell, Matthew Beard, Lydia West, Dolly Wells, John Heffernan, Lujza Richter and Morfydd Clark, Paul Brennen, Sofia Oxenham, John McCrea, Phil Dunster, and Millicent Wong would be joining the drama in various roles, alongside co-writer Gatiss, who previously expressed an interest in playing Dracula’s henchman Renfield.
Heffernan played the crucial role of Jonathan Harker, with Wells playing Sister Agatha (an expanded role from the book) and Scanlon the Mother Superior. Along with them, Sherlock’s Jonathan Aris, Sacha Dhawan Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Catherine Schell, Youssef Kerkour, and Clive Russell will star as well with the actors believed to be appearing in the three-part drama’s second episode.
It will be a show worth watching and is promising enough to leave its viewers in bloody shock!
For season 2, how would it work is unclear, especially provided that the two main characters die in each others’ arms.