blumhouse dracula

Karyn Kusama, director of Jennifer’s BodyThe Invitation, and Destroyer, is set to raise Dracula from his moldy tomb for Blumhouse, and that’s worth getting excited about. Sure, there are countless film takes on Bram Stoker’s bloodsucking count, but Kusama is such a unique, exciting director to tackle this material. And in a recent interview, the filmmaker makes it clear she’s not going to take the same old approach to the story.

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dracula reboot

Welcome to a whole new world of gods and monsters. In the wake of the box office and critical success of The Invisible Man, there’s a mad dash for a monster mash, with more and more classic monsters being rebooted. The latest: Jason Blum‘s Blumhouse is about to sink its fangs into Dracula reboot and they have The Invitation and Destroyer director Karyn Kusama set to helm.

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BoJack Horseman Final Season Trailer

With the end of Bojack Horseman and the beginning of Mythic Quest, it’s a “What We’ve been Watching” episode of the Slashfilmcast. David, Devindra, Jeff dive into some new Netflix, HBO, and even Apple content. Stay for the after dark to see how the cast manages their digital movie library.

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dracula trailer

A new Dracula remake never gets old, and the upcoming BBC/Netflix series from the creators of Sherlock gives the bloodthirsty vampire a freshly modern, and appropriately bloody, coat. Ahead of the series premiere on Netflix this weekend, a final Dracula trailer has been released, giving us a glimpse of Claes Bang‘s seductive take on the Count. Watch the final Dracula trailer below.

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New On Blu-ray Hobbs and Shaw

It’s that time again! Time to revel in a new assortment of physical media. I know there are approximately ten bajillion streaming services right now, but that doesn’t mean you should give up on physical media. Streaming content can come and go like the tide. Physical media lasts forever. Unless you lose it. Or your house burns down. Anyway, these are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week!

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dracula tv series trailer

That immortal scamp Dracula is at it again, this time in a new BBC series from the creators of Sherlock. The new Dracula TV series just dropped its first trailer, and it looks appropriately bloody and sexy. Claes Bang stars at the bloodsucking count, and based on the footage below, this new take on the story isn’t going to stick too closely to the source material (I don’t remember an army of stake-wielding nuns from the book). Watch the Dracula TV series trailer below.

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dracula tv series first look

The first look at the new Dracula is here for you to sink your teeth into, and it doesn’t disappoint. Claes Bang plays the infamous vampire in a new BBC TV series from Sherlock team Steven Moffat and Mark Gattis. Like seasons of Sherlock, the series will consist of three 90-minute episodes. Check out the Dracula TV series first look below…if you dare.

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BBC Dracula Series

Ladies and gentlemen, boils and ghouls, may I introduce you to the new Dracula. Claes Bang, an Danish actor who recently appeared in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, has been cast as the undead count in the upcoming BBC Dracula series. The new Dracula comes from the Sherlock team of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. Bang joins a long list of distinguished actors who have played Dracula – actors like Bela Lugosi, Christopher Lee, Gary Oldman, and of course, Leslie Nielsen.

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dracula series

Get ready for (another) sexy, young Dracula. The creators behind BBC’s acclaimed series Sherlock are about to sink their teeth into the iconic vampire with a new Dracula series that will debut on both Netflix and BBC.  Read More »

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universal monsters blu-ray box set

If you still haven’t washed the bad taste of Universal’s Dark Universe out of your mouth, this might help. A new Universal Monsters Blu-ray box set will be hitting shelves just in time for the Halloween season, offering up 30 black and white horror classics.

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