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Sherlock Creators Will Make Dracula The Hero In Their New Show

Sherlock might not be returning any time soon, but at least creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss are working on reimagining another classic literary character for the modern age. Dracula‘s about to go before the cameras but, as we’ve become used to with shows from Moffat and Gatiss, we still don’t know much about how the duo are going to approach the immortal vampire in a fresh way.

While speaking to the Radio Times though, the writers have now teased what their big hook into the story was. When asked about the challenges of making Dracula, they revealed that it’s difficult writing a protagonist who’s irrevocably evil, especially when they’ve set themselves the task of making the Count the hero this time around.

“There’s lots of things that are challenging about Dracula,” Moffat told Rt. “Having an evil lead character is actually really difficult.

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