'Carnivale' Creator to Run NBC's 'Dracula'

Dan Knauf creator of the cult HBO series Carnivale, has joined NBC’s upcoming 10-episode series Dracula as showrunner/head writer, working with series creator Cole Haddon. Jonathan Rhys Meyers is set to play the iconic vampire in Dracula, which is being produced for both NBC and UK’s Sky Living by Tony Krantz’s Flame Ventures; Colin Callender’s Playground Entertainment; Universal TV; and NBCU International Prods’ Carnival Films & Television, the company behind phenom Downton Abbey. Based on an idea by Krantz, Dracula is set in the 1890s and is described as “Dangerous Liaisons meets The Tudors.”

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alycakes3817d ago

When did this happen? I don't know that I had heard anything about this at all. If I had, it's been so long ago, I forgot but I think I would remember Dracula on tv coming soon.

StarWarsFan3816d ago

I'd like to see this. Hopefully they do it right.