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Article by deathroman13 posted over a year ago
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From the IMDB website placed here so it is easier to read.

-This is Tim Burton's eighth film with Johnny Depp, his seventh film with Helena Bonham Carter, his fifth film with Christopher Lee, and his second film with Michelle Pfeiffer (Pfeffer had starred in Batman Returns twenty years previously).

-Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter are in talks to star.

-Anne Hathaway, Lindsay Lohan and Jennifer Lawrence auditioned for the role of Angelique.

-Kathryn Leigh Scott reported at the Dark Shadows Festival in Brooklyn (August 19-21, 2011) that she, Lara Parker, David Selby and Jonathan Frid were treated "like royalty" when they arrived on set for their cameos during the first week of July 2011, and that Johnny Depp walked up to Jonathan Frid and said, "None of this would be possible had it not been for you" referring to Frid's original portrayal of the Barnabas Collins role and its impact on the success of the original series.
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List by johnnydlover posted over a year ago
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The Dark Shadows movie trailer was released earlier this week, as the promotional campaign for the new feature film begins in earnest. With nearly 150 shots in two minutes there's a lot to take in, so here's our rundown of seven hidden details you might have missed...

1. Home Sweet Home
Longtime Dark Shadows fans won't have missed the influence of original Collinwood location Seaview Terrace on the design of the big screen mansion. The new Collinwood combines elements of both the front and back views of the television location, including subtle architectural details such as the three diagonally-placed windows on the tower, and the distinctive curved windows on the first floor.


2. Streets Ahead
One of the most elaborate sets built for the film is the downtown Collinsport street, constructed on the backlot of Pinewood Studios. Among the local businesses on display are a Shell gas station, Larry's Pizza, and a cinema showing A Clockwock Orange and Deliverance. The latter was released at the end of July 1972 and tells the fish-out-of-water...
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Review by BellaLovett posted over a year ago
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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 feet-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...
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