A British-American horror drama television series that premiered on NBC on 25 October 2013. Created by Cole Haddon and starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers
as Dracula. Daniel Knauf, of Carnivŕle
renown, serves as its showrunner
Also starring Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Jonathan Harker, Jessica De Gouw as Mina Murray, Katie McGrath
as Lucy Westenra and Thomas Kretschmann as Abraham Van Helsing.
It's 1896, and the mysterious Dracula has arrived in London, posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night - useful for someone who avoids the sun. But he has another reason for his travels: he hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan... until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.
The first trailer can be watched here
and the second one here
. A short animated prequel can be watched here
Alas, after virtually no news on the show since its season finale. NBC finally revealed on May 10th 2014 that the show was not picked up for a second season
due to low ratings, leaving the series on a cliffhanger.
Not to be confused with the syndicated 90's show, Dracula The Series