Upfronts 2013: First Look At NBC’s ‘Dracula’

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One of NBC’s numerous drama series for the 2013-2014 season is Dracula, a re-telling of the famous story which is being co-produced with the UK’s Sky Living. The drama hails from Cole Haddon and Carnival films and stars Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Want to know more about Dracula? TVWise presents a first look at the new series.

Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) stars in this provocative new drama as one of the world’s most iconic characters. It’s the late 19th century and the mysterious Dracula (Rhys Meyers) 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. Victoria Smurfit (About a Boy), Thomas Kretschmann (King Kong), Jessica De Gouw (Arrow), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (Mr. Selfridge), Nonso Anozie (Game of Thrones) and Katie McGrath (Merlin) also star.

NBC’s Trailer For Dracula Follows Below: