BBC’s Dracula teaser: First look at the new supernatural miniseries
BBC has released the teaser trailer for their upcoming limited series Dracula, which will be the newest TV adaptation of Bram Stroker’s classic novel. The video gives us a terrifying glimpse of what to expect for the three-part supernatural horror drama starring Claes Bang as the titular prince of darkness. Check out the teaser in the player below!
Dracula is inspired by Bram Stroker’s classic novel and was written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. The 90-minute episodes will re-introduce the world to Dracula in 1897 Transylvania where the blood drinking Count is drawing his plans against Victoria London.
The cast, which will be led by Claes Bang (The Girl in the Spider’s Web) in the titular role, will also feature Sacha Dhawan (The Boy with the Top Knot), Nathan Stewart-Jarrett (Misfits), Catherine Schell (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service), Youssef Kerkour (Jack Ryan) and Clive Russell (Game of Thrones).
The first part of the drama series will be helmed by Jonny Campbell (Westworld), while part two will be directed by Damon Thomas (Killing Eve) and part three by Paul McGuigan (Sherlock).
Wenger and Director of BBC Content Charlotte Moore Dracula commissioned the series, which is written and created by Moffat and Gatiss. Executive producers are Gatiss, Moffat, and Sue Vertue for Hartswood Films, Ben Irving for BBC and will be handled by Tanz for Netflix. BBC Studios Distribution will handle international distribution.
Dracula is expected to debut on Netflix sometime late 2019 to early 2020.