Johnny Depp Vamps it Up in Latest Dark Shadows Image

Now that additional imagery has surfaced of Johnny Depp in Dark Shadows (the first one making him appear as if he were a vamped out Willy Wonka), we at least have an idea of where Tim Burton is going with the character. Time for another look! Dig it!

The ensemble cast includes Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jackie Earle Haley, Jonny Lee Miller, Bella Heathcote, Chloe Moretz, Thomas McDonell, and newcomer Gulliver McGrath. Look for it in theatres in glorious 2D on May 11, 2012.

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 troubles.

Also residing in the manor are 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.

Johnny Depp Vamps it Up in Latest Dark Shadows Image

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This will be a great movie I'm sure. Because the story is good, not so unique but we all know Johnny knows these types of characters so waiting for this new movie:)

Submitted by nomzam (not verified) on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 10:30am.
kiddcapone's picture

And.....this is how they are going to fuck up Dark Shadows. Figures. Johnny Depp as quirky Johnny Depp dressed up like emo Barnabas Collins.

Submitted by kiddcapone on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 7:47pm.
MagusMaleficus's picture

Lemme guess... Nobody in the movie takes one look at that guy and says "Yep, you're definitely fucked up. Get away from me." Not once.

Submitted by MagusMaleficus on Thu, 01/19/2012 - 5:54pm.
Gus Bjork's picture

Eh. It was the 70's. That's how we rolled. We also wore a lot of plaid.

Submitted by Gus Bjork on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 2:39pm.

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