BBC One has revealed the first Dracula photos and announced more cast members who are joining the upcoming three-part series, which is currently filming. You can view the first Dracula photos featuring Claes Bang in the gallery below.
Commissioned by BBC One, Dracula — written by Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat — will be produced by Hartswood Films and is a co-production between BBC One and Netflix.
Joining the reinvention of Bram Stoker’s iconic tale are Lyndsey Marshal (Trauma, The League of Gentlemen), Chanel Cresswell (The Bay, This Is England), Matthew Beard (An Education, The Imitation Game), Lydia West (Years & Years), Paul Brennen (Wild Bill, Happy Valley), Sarah Niles (Catastrophe, Beautiful People), Sofia Oxenham (Poldark, Grantchester), John McCrea (Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, God’s Own Country), Phil Dunster (Humans, Save Me) and television newcomer Millicent Wong.
They will appear opposite Claes Bang in the role of Dracula and a cast which already includes John Heffernan, Joanna Scanlan, Dolly Wells, Sacha Dhawan, Jonathan Aris, Morfydd Clark and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett.
As previously announced, Jonny Campbell (Informer, Westworld), Damon Thomas (Killing Eve, Penny Dreadful) and Paul McGuigan (Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool, Sherlock) will direct Dracula’s three feature-length installments.
A Hartswood Films production, Dracula was commissioned for BBC One by Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content and Piers Wenger, Controller of BBC Drama, and is a co-production with Netflix. It is written and created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss. The executive producers are Mark Gatiss, Steven Moffat and Sue Vertue for Hartswood Films, Ben Irving for the BBC and it will be handled by Larry Tanz and Carolyn Newman for Netflix.
The series will premiere on BBC One in the UK and on Netflix outside of the UK and Ireland.