Netflix: a collaboration with BBC One will create a mini-series on “Dracula”
The famous streaming site Netflix is collaborating with BBC One to create a mini-series based on the novel by Bram Stoker, or …
The famous streaming site Netflix is collaborating with BBC One for the realization of a mini-series based on the novel by Bram Stokerthat is to say “Dracula“. The series in question will be produced by Hartswood Filmsproducer known for the work done on the TV series “Sherlock”.
Netflix And BBC One have stated that the series will consist of 3 episodes of about 90 minutes the one and will be written by Steven Moffat And Mark Gatiss. The plot will (obviously) revolve around the character of Draculathe vampire who inspired Horror films, books and other fictional works.
The mini-series will be set in the Transylvania of the 1897 where the famous vampire will be busy concocting evil plans against the Victorian London weather. The series will be made available by BBC One in Great Britain and from Netflix in all other countries where the service is active.
The co-creators, writers and executive producers Steven Moffat And Mark Gatiss they released a statement explaining why they think Dracula is a really interesting character:
There have always been stories about the great evil. What makes Dracula special is that Bram Stoker has made evil his own hero.
Piers Wengercontroller of BBC Drama continued the speech of Moffat And Gatiss stating that he is confident and excited to offer fans of the character this series:
The incredible representation of Dracula created by Steven and Marc is as terrifying as it is clever. In their hands, fans will experience the power of Bram Stoker’s creation in a completely new way. We are thrilled to be partnering with them and the visionary Hartswood team on another iconic British series.
Larry Tanzor the vice president of Netflixsaid he can’t wait to bring the project to the attention of the whole world:
We can’t wait to bring Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ incredible storytelling to members around the world and look forward to working on a new series with the BBC.
Sue Vertueexecutive producer of Hartswood Filmsconcluded the series of statements, parrying on behalf of the entire production team, saying she was thrilled to be working with BBC And Netflix to this project:
We are thrilled to be working with the BBC again and honored that Netflix has joined this project.