With just over a month until its theatrical release a new ‘Dark Shadows’ banner has reared its sweet head. Nothing overly fresh from what we’ve already seen but at least the Tim Burton adaption is soon winging its ways into a cinema near you very soon. We were under the impression that ‘Dark Shadows’ was opening on 11 May across the US and UK in spite of what the new banner below states. But everything still seems to point to a nationwide opening on the 11th and not the 10th so perhaps the new Warner Bros banner is for preview promotional purposes only. Johnny Depp (‘Pirates of the Caribbean’), Eva Green, Helena Bonham Carter (‘Alice in Wonderland’), Michelle Pfeiffer (‘What Lies Beneath’), Jonny Lee Miller (‘Trainspoitting’, ‘Dexter’), Bella Heathcote, Jackie Earle Haley (‘Watchmen’), Chloe Moretz (‘Kick-Ass’) and Gulliver McGrath all star. Check out the new banner below.
“In the year 1752, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son Barnabas, set sail from Liverpool, England to start a new life in America. But even an ocean was not enough to escape the mysterious curse that has plagued their family. Two decades pass and Barnabas (Johnny Depp) has the world at his feetâ€”or at least the town of Collinsport, Maine. The master of Collinwood Manor, Barnabas is rich, powerful and an inveterate playboy – until he makes the grave mistake of breaking the heart of Angelique Brouchard (Eva Green). A witch, in every sense of the word, Angelique dooms him to a fate worse than death: turning him into a vampire, and then burying him alive.
Two centuries later, Barnabas is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better, each harboring their own dark secrets. Matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard (Michelle Pfeiffer) has called upon live-in psychiatrist, Dr. Julia Hoffman (Helena Bonham Carter), to help with her family troubles.
Also residing in the manor is Elizabeth’s ne’er-do-well brother, Roger Collins (Jonny Lee Miller); her rebellious teenage daughter Carolyn Stoddard (Chloe Moretz); and Roger’s precocious 10-year-old son, David Collins (Gulliver McGrath). The mystery extends beyond the family, to caretaker Willie Loomis, played by Jackie Earle Haley, and David’s new nanny, Victoria Winters, played by Bella Heathcote.”
New ‘Dark Shadows’ Banner
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