Deadline: What if Van Helsing did NOT kill the three brides of Dracula? What if they Roberto Aguirre-SacasaImage (2) berlanti__140215000222.jpg for post 683678survived for centuries and are now living in New York City? That is the basic premise of Brides, a hot gothic soap drama from playwright, screenwriter and comic book writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and top TV producer Greg Berlanti, which has landed at NBC with a pilot production commitment. Written by Aguirre-Sacasa, Brides is described as a sexy reimagining of Dracula as a family drama with a trio of strong, diverse female leads, a show about empowered women and the things they do to maintain wealth, prestige, legacy — and their non-traditional family. The project hails from Warner Bros. Television and studio-based Berlanti Prods., with Aguirre-Sacasa, Berlanti and Berlanti Prods.’ Sarah Schechter executive producing.