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Clive Russell joins Dracula cast

Clive Russell joins Dracula cast

Clive Russell has joined the cast of ‘Dracula’. The ‘Game of Thrones’ actor will star in the upcoming BBC series along with Catherine Schell, Jonathan Aris, Sacha Dhawan, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett and Youssef Kerkour. The three-part series – which will be made up of a trio of feature-length episodes – is based on Bram Stoker’s iconic novel, with Claes Bang pl... »

Dracula ‘set for female Van Helsing’

Dracula ‘set for female Van Helsing’

Steven Moffat is reportedly set to cast a female star as Van Helsing in ‘Dracula’. The former ‘Doctor Who’ showrunner is at the helm of the BBC’s upcoming three part adaptation of Bram Stoker’s iconic story, and it is said he is looking to have a woman play the titular vampire’s arch nemesis Professor Abraham Van Helsing. An insider told The Sun newspaper&... »

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... »

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