Saturday, February 9, 2013

News In Brief

  • Dynamite have announced a new comic book miniseries, Dark Shadows: Year One, which will explore the origins of many of the show's familiar characters. Says the publisher: "How did Barnabas Collins become a bloodthirsty vampire? All it took was one night of weakness, and Barnabas cursed his family – and himself – forever! The twisted tale of one of pop culture's most iconic and enduring vampires begins here!" The series hits stores from April onwards.
  • James Storm (Gerard Stiles) can be heard in the new online radio drama Hothouse Bruiser, a hard-boiled dystopian detective series. To find out more and listen to excerpts online, visit the show's official website.
  • Elizabeth Wilson, who appeared in the very first episode of Dark Shadows as Mrs Hopewell, can be seen in the new Bill Murray movie Hyde Park on Hudson. Elizabeth is still acting at the grand age of 91 and plays Mrs. Roosevelt in the new film.
  • David Selby (Quentin Collins) has just filmed a guest appearance for TNT's drama series Rizzoli & Isles. He's also set to appear in You Are Here, a new film from Mad Men creator Matt Weiner. 
  • Marie Wallace (Eve) has been added to the guests sailing on Dark Shadows Festival's 2013 cruise to Bermuda, taking place from October 27. For information on the event, click here.
  • And finally, Sharon Smyth (Sarah Collins) and Kathleen Cody (Hallie Stokes) are to appear at Seaview Terrace, the original Collinwood, as part of a special event on May 18, which will include a ghost tour of the historic mansion. For more information, click here.

1 comment:

Sharon Lynn H. said...

Wow, alot special Events happening for our much beloved DARK SHADOWS legends and a big congrates to each and every one of you!! First and foremost so "pleased" that Ms. Marie WALLACE is doing well and has been added to be w/her DS's acting Colleaques/Ms. Parker & Ms. Leigh-Scott on the DS's Bermuda trip. That's gonna be quite a chiller as is the DARK SHADOWS Fest April/2013, and the paranormal Ghost search on the COLLIN's Estate at Seaview Terrance for sure I would stay quite close to our SARAH/Sharon Smith-Leste and HALLIE/Kathleen Cody very "pleased" to hear their be Tour guides on this haunting quest May/2013. Scary!! So happy that our James Storm/GERALD Stiles is talking on Talk Radio w/his new Crime show "Bruised" sounds amazing, lov' Mr. Storms voice. To Mr. David Selby/our Quentin a big congrates w/the new movie "You Are Here" with the creator's of Mad Men..'I'll keep a look out for that, etc.,. your a treasure to "watch & listern" to. Your awesome!! And Ms. Elizabeth Wilson/DS's Mrs. Hopewell may the Sun keep shining on your path/Godbless an awesome 91 yrs. Wow! Last but not least what a treasure keep vintage DS's Comic-Illustration & storybook of Angelique, Barnabas and Josette/Maggie on the Cover: lov' the designed and vivid colors. I look forward to seeing it available through Barnes and Noble books, Spring 2013. Peace!!