|release date||May 11 2012|
|studio||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|writer||Seth Grahame-Smith, John August|
|starring||Johnny Depp, Jackie Earle Haley, Bella Heathcote, Cloe Moretz, Eva Green, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Thomas McDonell, Gulliver McGrath, Jonny Lee Miller, Alice Cooper|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisThe original followed the life of vampire Barnabas Collins, played by Depp, and his run-ins with various monsters, ghosts, and supernatural creatures.
The story focuses on Barnabas Collins (Depp), who was transformed into a vampire by a jilted lover (Eva Green's witch Angelique) way back in the 1700s and buried. He's just been dug up, and attempts to reintegrate with his descendants, led by Michelle Pfeiffer's Elizabeth and Jonny Lee Miller's Roger - despite the fact that Angelique is still around and still not in a forgiving mood.
I had hopes that Dark Shadows would be something of a return to form for Tim Burton. The trailers had hinted at a film that at least had some narrative propulsion. Even if it didn’t turn out to be scary or bear any of Burton’s old inventiveness, it at least promised to be a fun romp. …Read More