We’ve known for a little while now that Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss were developing a new Dracula series for the BBC and Netflix, and now we have word on who’ll be partaking in the project.
Courtesy of Variety, The Girl in the Spider’s Web’s Claes Bang has been cast as the titular vamp, with him to be joined by John Heffernan, Dolly Wells, Joanna Scanlan, Morfydd Clark, Luzja Richter, Jonathan Aris, Sacha Dhawan, Clive Russell, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Catherine Schell and Youssef Kerkour.
Behind the camera, Westworld’s Jonny Campbell will be directing the first episode, Killing Eve’s Damon Thomas is helming the second offering, and Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’s Paul McGuigan will direct the third episode.
To be made up of three 90-minute episodes, the Moffat and Gatiss-created Dracula is officially described as:
In Transylvania in 1897, the blood drinking Count is drawing his plans against Victorian London.
With production having now commenced, Dracula is expected to arrive late this year or possibly in early 2020. In the UK, the series will air in the BBC, while international audiences will find Dracula housed on Netflix.