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‘Arrow’ EP Lands Brides of Dracula Pilot Production Order from NBC

‘Arrow’ EP Lands Brides of Dracula Pilot Production Order from NBC

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The brides of Dracula could end up landing their own TV series at NBC.

Deadline broke the news of the pilot presentation commitment from the network. The show comes from writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacas (Carrie, Glee) and TV producer Greg Berlanti (Arrow, Supergirl, The Flash).

Brides8, the show’s working title, would pick up in present day, following the three “sisters” from the classic Dracula films. According to Deadline, “Brides is described as a sexy reimagining of Dracula as a family drama with a trio of strong, diverse female leads, a show about empowered women and the things they do to maintain wealth, prestige, legacy — and their non-traditional family.” In the classics, the brides were murdered by Van Helsing, but the new series explores how the three would fare had they escaped.

The brides first showed up in Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula (1897). The vampire “sisters” are a classic part of the Dracula story and are known for using their beauty and charms to lure men into a trance before killing them. They even got their own film back in 1960, The Brides of Dracula.

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.

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