If earlier, staid photos of Dark Shadows had you thinking Johnny Depp might wear some refined dignity atop his plastered-down hair, this first trailer for the film should make clear how wrong you were. It is zany times! Specifically, it is zany time 1972, when Depp's vampire patriarch, Barnabas Collins, awakens from a centuries of being buried in a coffin. How will an ancient vampire react to Volkswagen busses, lava lamps, and other half-hearted references to the early '70s??? Here, let Tim Burton show you that.
No, the television is not magic, Encino Dracula!
What do you think? And how disappointed were you when Depp's questioning "1972?" was not promptly followed by a record screech? The entire sound department is fired for this.
This Russian trailer for Tim Burton's Dark Shadows is pretty much just like the domestic trailer. The one difference: at the end of this one, Count Johnny Depp goes to an Alice Cooper concert, allowing for yet another "I don't get the '70s!" moment from our hero. Why not?... / Continue →
Tim Burton and Johnny Depp are out--apparently in a quarry--shooting their film adaptation of the 1960s, dracula-filled soap opera Dark Shadows, and Celebuzz has the first look at Depp in costume as Barnabas Collins, the vampire family patriarch. What's interesting about this i... / Continue →
Having ventured out of his usual circle of friends casting pool to give Eva Green a part in Dark Shadows earlier this month, Tim Burton has now retreated back to familiar acting grounds for his vampire soap opera adaptation, adding Michelle Pfeiffer and, as expected, longtime p... / Continue →