In an interview with UK newspaper the Daily Mail, Carter says that she will be taking the role, explaining "I thought it would be easier to keep it in the family. Tim's directing, and it's all the people he collaborates with, Johnny [Depp] and everyone. It keeps us together as a family... It's only a small part and will be fun." The suggestion that Dr. Hoffman's part in the storyline is a minor one is an interesting development; over the course of the original series she became one of Dark Shadows' most prominent characters. To read the full article, click here.
In other movie news, IMDB is reporting that Bruce Gordon has joined the Dark Shadows art department as a sculptor. His previous credits include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Casino Royale and Captain America: The First Avenger.