Sherlock’s creators are getting in on the monster craze with an adaptation of Dracula
When Sherlock first aired on BBC in 2010, it became a global phenomenon, catapulting Benedict Cumberbatch into stardom. According to Variety, the creators of the show are hoping to strike gold once again with another literary classic: Bram Stoker’s Dracula.
Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffatt are developing a new take on the literary monster. They plan to adopt the same format that they used for Sherlock: very short seasons with extra-long episodes. It’s not clear if Gatiss and Moffatt will set the show in the modern day, or where the show will end up, but talks are reportedly underway with the BBC.
Like Sherlock Holmes, Dracula is a frequently adapted character: the vampire has been featured in hundreds of films and television shows, such…