Post by Jacqueline Burt Cote. Fans of human chameleon Johnny Depp are used to the actor virtually disappearing inside his roles: From Willy Wonka to the Mad Hatter to Barnabas Collins, the man is no stranger to disfiguring makeup and eye-altering colored contacts. Show More Summary
Now that's better. After a weird photo of star Johnny Depp as Barnabas Collins surfaced last week, Entertainment Weekly got a first look at the cast from the movie adaptation for the '60s vampire soap Dark Shadows. No word on whether this photo's release has been planned for weeks or it's surfacing to counter the bad reaction to the Depp shot. Show More Summary
From 1970, a vampire crowns another one: Jonathan Frid crowns NJ-native Christine Domaniecki "Miss American Vampire". On the left is the actor playing Barnabas Collins in Dark Shadows. (thanks to Steven "Jersey Boy" Kaye)
Dark Shadows Tim Burton teams up with Johnny Depp once again to revive the 1960s TV series Dark Shadows. Depp plays Barnabas Collins, a cursed vampire who is awakened after centuries of sleep. Now in the 1970s, he returns to his beloved...Show More Summary
Johnny Depp stars as Barnabas Collins, a vampire who awakens in 1972 after 200 years of slumber. [...]
An evil Witch turns Barnabas Collins into a vampire and buries him. But after 200 years, he is freed only to find his descendants and estate in ruins. Confronted by the witch who cursed him, Barnabas must fight for his family and his new love. Starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter and Eva [...]
A vampire or invisible character's inability to primp raises the question: How do they look so damn immaculate all the time?! Johnny Depp's Barnabas Collins joins a fellowship of "invisible" superhuman characters who shun reflections in mirrors. In Memoirs of an Invisible Man, Chevy Chase's hat floats six feet above ... More »
Now that you've seen it, what did you think? Barnabas Collins returns again! Arriving in theaters is Tim Burton's Dark Shadows, his fresh updated take on the cult gothic soap opera TV show from the 60's, bringing on Johnny Depp to play the two-hundred-year old vampire Barnabas Collins. Show More Summary
This weekend, Tim Burton‘s DARK SHADOWS comes to theaters and Johnny Depp comes along to tell us why he chose to portray Barnabas Collins in an…unusual...way? Plus Damon Lindelof explains why PROMETHEUS is and isn’t a sequel to ALIENS The Point Radio is on the air right now – 24 hours a day of pop culture fun for […] ? Read the rest of this entry...
PLOT: Imprisoned in a coffin for 200 years by a witch who cursed him to immortal life as a vampire, recently-revived Barnabas Collins comes to learn his family business is in shambles and the world as he knew it has changed drastically. REVIEW:...Show More Summary
In Dark Shadows, Jackie Early Haley plays Willie Loomis, a drunk and bitter butler for the Collins family, an old-money bunch that's hit upon hard financial times. (Johnny Depp plays their newly awakened vampire relative, Barnabas.) It's another quirky role for Haley, who was most recently an eccentric tech expert ... More »
Barnabas Collins is a vampire, but like many supernatural creatures he started out as a man. In his mortal days he made a common mistake. Barnabas got it on with a passionate partner to whom he had no intention to commit, while holding a flame for another chaste beauty. This did not end well. The [...]
More than 40 years before True Blood and Twilight made angst-ridden vampires the hot new thing, there was a wicked little afternoon soap called Dark Shadows. At its center was Barnabas Collins, a brooding bloodsucker played with equal...Show More Summary
This week we brush up on our Collins family history in anticipation of Tim Burton's DARK SHADOWS. First up: Barnabas Collins' first cinematic outing.
Johnny Depp gets into character as vampire Barnabas Collins on the cover of Entertainment Weekly‘s latest issue. Here’s what 48-year-old Dark Shadows star had to share: On director Tim Burton: “I feel as though he’s my brother. It’s a weird understanding, this kind of shorthand we have. I truly understand him, I think, just as [...]
Tim Burton's Dark Shadows is opening May 11th and we're getting excited. It's that remake of the 70's daytime soap opera of the same name that follows around a vampire, Barnabas Collins. The studio has just released some behind-the-scenes footage from the movie … and its spooktacular! It's pretty cool to just get a peek at Johnny [...]
Where are all of our Barnabas Collins fans at??? Check out these hi-res stills from Tim Burton's upcoming movie adaptation of Dark Shadows! A few look like they are straight out of the movie, but others feature the director interacting with the film's stars like Michelle Pfiefer, Chloe Moretz, Johnny Depp. Do these get U excited [...]
Vampire Barnabas Collins has a rude awakening in this 1970s set gothic comedy from Tim Burton. [...]
Johnny Depp's Barnabas Collins encounters some hippies in this international video for this Tim Burton soap opera remake. [...]
I find the Important Stuff so you don't have to. 5. You Know About Dick Clark; Jonathan Frid and Greg Ham Also Died. The real Barnabas Collins (as opposed to the Tim Burtonized Johnny Depp tragicharicature), Jonathan Frid was dignified,...