Deadline New York reports that Thomas McDonell has been cast to play a young Barnabas Collins in the new Dark Shadows movie. The actor is soon to be seen in the upcoming Disney film Prom, and has appeared in Twelve and The Forbidden Kingdom. Deadline also says that Michael Sheen is in discussions to play Roger Collins, following speculation over the weekend. To read the full article, click here.
Meanwhile, actor David Selby, who played Quentin Collins on the original series has written about the new movie on his official blog: "The fans of Dark Shadows should have no doubt about the talent and commitment Burton and Depp will bring to the project," says David. "And – yes! – I would love a cameo." To read more, click here.