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Steven Moffat admits Dracula has been a challenge

Steven Moffat admits Dracula has been a challenge

Steven Moffat has admitted "having an evil lead character" in ‘Dracula’ has been tough to write. The former ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner – who has created and penned the upcoming BBC and Netflix drama with his ‘Sherlock’ collaborator Mark Gatiss – has opened up about the challenges they have faced with their adaptation of Bram Stoker’s ico... »

Dracula cast adds Mark Gatiss and more

Dracula cast adds Mark Gatiss and more

Mark Gatiss has joined the cast of ‘Dracula’. The ‘League of Gentlemen’ star – who has also co-written the upcoming series alongside his ‘Sherlock’ collaborator Steven Moffat – will step in front of the camera alongside a very talented ensemble for the new BBC One series. He said: "I’m running out of childhood dreams to come true. And what... »

Mark Gatiss says Claes Bang has ‘amazing presence’

Mark Gatiss says Claes Bang has ‘amazing presence’

‘Dracula’ writer Mark Gatiss says Claes Bang is a "fantastic actor" with an "amazing presence". The 51-year-old Danish actor has been handed the titular role in Steven Moffat and Gatiss’ new mini-series for the BBC, inspired by Bram Stoker’s classic novel, and now the writers have admitted that after seeing one of the star’s films, they knew he was... »

Claes Bang cast as Dracula

Claes Bang cast as Dracula

Claes Bang has been cast as Dracula. The 51-year-old Danish actor has been handed the titular role in Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss’ new mini-series for the BBC, inspired by Bram Stoker’s classic novel. He said: "I am thrilled to be taking on the role of Dracula, especially when the script is in the hands of the incredible talents of Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss and the team respons... »

Neil Gaiman signs Amazon Studios deal

Neil Gaiman signs Amazon Studios deal

Neil Gaiman has signed an exclusivity deal with Amazon Studios. The ‘Good Omens’ creator will work exclusively with the streaming giant on new TV series, which will premiere in over 200 countries and territories on the Amazon Prime Video series and is "thrilled" with the agreement. He said: "What decided me was how much I enjoyed working with the Amazon team on ‘Go... »

Mark Gatiss: ‘Fawlty Towers success due to John Cleese’s mental health issues’

Mark Gatiss: ‘Fawlty Towers success due to John Cleese’s mental health issues’

It has been claimed that the success of ‘Fawlty Towers’ was due to John Cleese’s mental health troubles. ‘Sherlock’ writer Mark Gatiss, has claimed that John’s much-lauded portrayal of cynical and snobbish hotelier Basil Fawlty and the mishaps that occur at his Torquay-based establishment was positively influenced by John being "mentally ill" at the ti... »

Jim Cummings is proud to voice Winnie the Pooh

Jim Cummings is proud to voice Winnie the Pooh

Jim Cummings is proud to have got to voice Winnie the Pooh in the ‘Christopher Robin’ film because he knows the character provides people with so much happiness. The 65-year-old American voice actor is the man who speaks for Pooh Bear and Tigger in the live action/CGI Disney movie and he insists it is a privilege to be able to bring those beloved characters to life for audiences both y... »

Mark Gatiss had a ‘blast’ on Christopher Robin shoot

Mark Gatiss had a ‘blast’ on Christopher Robin shoot

Mark Gatiss had "a blast" shooting ‘Christopher Robin’. The 51-year-old actor – who portrays Giles Winslor Jr. in the Disney live action/CGI family adventure – found filming the movie in hot weather conditions quite uncomfortable but wouldn’t change a thing about the experience. Asked the most difficult challenge he faced during the shoot, he told BANG Showb... »

David Morrissey joins Good Omens

David Morrissey joins Good Omens

David Morrissey has signed up for ‘Good Omens’. The ‘Britannia’ actor is set to appear in the hotly-anticipated Amazon Prime adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s novel of the same name as Captain Vincent, who is in charge of pleasure cruiser Morbilli. Series director Douglas Mackinnon confirmed the casting by posting a picture alongside David, and he added the caption: "L... »

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton planning Inside No. 9 live special

Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton planning Inside No. 9 live special

Reece Shesrmith and Steve Pemberton are to launch a live special of ‘Inside No.9′ this Halloween. The long-running collaborators have been asked to put together a spooky edition of their incredibly dark anthology comedy series and the BBC’s controller Shane Allen has admitted, although it was the broadcaster’s idea for the one-off, bosses are "s****ing themselves"... »

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