Dark Shadows (2012) Featurette
New Dark Shadows (2012) featurette with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. In this vampire movie comparison, we see the classic vampire movies, Nosferatu, and new great movies like Interview with the Vampire saying "there has not been a vampire like Barnabas Collins". Johnny Depp tells all about how he spoke to Tim Burton and told him they should make a vampire movie. We get to see Barnabas hypnotize Dracula, well Christopher Lee. Barnabas plays the reluctant vampire who is both comedic and apologetic to his victims. Johnny Depp also goes on to talk about drawing his personality for the character by referring back to the original Dark Shadows TV Series. The original cast is even in this modern version of Dark Shadows movie.
You have to see this Dark Shadows featurette to get some insight into the movie.