Come next month, the cast and crew of Dracula Reportedly, it would descend on Bray Film Studios in Berkshire, England, to begin production of the next BBC / Netflix mini-series. According to the new reports of Weekly production, cameras should start from March 2019.
The show was produced in a partnership between BBC and Netflix. In the United Kingdom, the latest adaptation of Bram Stoker's classic horror story will be broadcast by BBC One, the flagship of the BBC, while Netflix will carry distribution rights elsewhere.
While production is being directed like a TV show, it essentially boils down to a light movie trilogy like most other BBC productions. Reports passed by Variety has indicated that the series will include three ninety minute episodes. Dracula is set to be directed by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the creative geniuses behind the BBC Sherlock played by Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman.
"There have always been stories about the great evil," Moffat and Gatiss said in a statement when the show was first announced. "The peculiarity of Dracula is that Bram Stoker gave his hero evil".
Netflix was nothing less than ecstatic to be able to guarantee streaming rights for the show. Netflix VP for content acquisition Larry Tanz admitted that the streaming giant is eager to work with the BBC in another series.
"We are looking forward to bringing the brilliant storytelling of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss to our members around the world and we look forward to collaborating on another series with the BBC," said Tanz.
With Claes Bang (The girl in the spider web) set to play the title character of the show, stars John Heffernan (The crown) and Dolly Wells (Em) joined the cast at the start of this week.
Dracula has yet to receive a release date from BBC One or Netflix. With production starting next month, the show will probably hit Netflix at the start of next year.
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