Mario’s Weekend Movie Roundup – Dark Shadows Gets Re-”Vamped” [VIDEO]
There’s only one movie you need to worry about seeing this weekend in Texarkana and it’s a re-make of an old television show ‘Dark Shadows.’ This one of course is a re-VAMPED version from Tim Burton.
Johnny Depp revises the role of cursed vampire Barnaby Collins, originally portrayed by Jonathan Frid. After a jealous witch (Angelique Bouchard) casts a spell on Collins and imprisons him inside a coffin, he awakens centuries later to find that his family’s once-grand estate is in shambles. It will be interesting to see how close they keep it to the original television show which if I remember was basically a daytime soap opera.
Here’s a sneak peek:
Director: Tim Burton
Starring: Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Lee Miller, Bella Heathcote, Chloë Grace Moretz
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I’ve included a Featurette of the movie courtesy of YouTube.
Also take a look at some footage of the original television show.