BBC One Releases Terrifying First Trailer for Dracula
The first trailer for Moffat and Gattis's Dracula has been released just in time for Halloween. The mini-series will take the audience back to 1897.

The creators of Sherlock are back with their own rendition of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. The mini-series is a collaboration between BBC One and Netflix.

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(Image Source: Instagram/ Claes Bang)

The show has been written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. 52-year-old Danish actor Claes Bang will star as the main character, a scary vampire.

About his latest role, The Square actor said, “I’m so excited that I get to dig into this iconic and super-interesting character. Yes, he’s evil, but there’s also so much more to him. He’s charismatic, intelligent, witty and sexy.”

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(Image Source: Instagram/ Claes Bang)

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Adding further, “I realize that there’s a lot to live up to with all the amazing people that have played him over the years, but I feel so privileged to be taking on this incredible character.”

The gruesome trailer shows Bang’s character in 1897, Transylvania about to devour his latest victim. He tells a terrified man, “Try and stay calm, you’re doing very well.”

(Image Source: Instagram/ Claes Bang)

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Steven Moffat told Radio Times previously, “There’s lots of things that are challenging about Dracula. Having an evil lead character is actually really difficult. That’s been the main challenge I think. But how we’ve handled, that you’ll have to wait and see.”

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The cast also includes John Heffernan, Dolly Wells, Joanna Scanlan, Jonathan Aris, Morfydd Clark, Sacha Dhawan, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett. Furthermore, Lyndsey Marshal, Chanel Cresswell, Matthew Beard, and Lydia West have also joined the cast.

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(Image Source: Instagram/ Claes Bang)

However, no release date has been announced for Dracula yet. But rumors claim that the three-part mini-series will air around Christmas.


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