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‘Dracula’: 7 Things A Series About the World’s Most Famous Vampire Should Have

23 June 2017 1:24 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

It was recently announced that Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the creators behind the hit BBC series “Sherlock,” have signed on to write a new TV adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.” Fan reactions have been mixed — some remaining hopeful that Gatiss and Moffat will pull the age-old story off, while others have expressed their lack of faith in the writing pair’s ability to keep the integrity of the story and its characters.

Read More: ‘Sherlock’ Review: ‘The Final Problem’ Proves to Be A Problematic Season Finale

While maybe a bit harsh, these concerns aren’t unjustified — Dracula-centered television shows are notoriously short-lived, and while there are a multitude of shows centered around the supernatural, there aren’t that many dedicated to the main vamp himself. NBC took a stab at it in 2013 with “Dracula,” a British-American horror drama that introduces Dracula as he arrives in London and poses as an entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society (when in reality, he’s arrived to wreak revenge on the people who ruined his life centuries earlier). Though promising, the series only lasted one season.  

Dracula was first introduced in Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror novel “Dracula.” The story reads as a series of letters, diary entries, news articles, and ships’ log entries that document the activity and evidence of a Transylvanian vampire in England; filled with mystery, blood sucking, and plenty of garlic, it’s one of the novels that helped kick-start the future surplus of vampire dramas, horrors, and romances that we see today.

One of the reasons that “Dracula”-based shows may not be inherently successful is that the shows don’t seem to capture the essence of who Dracula really is. So we’ve put together a few suggestions for the future series, most of which involve getting back to basics.

1. Fangs

The classic “Dracula” story included terrifying fangs, ones that Dracula showed off well. But in the midst of all of the modern reboots of “Dracula,” many writers/directors decided that subtlety was more important than authenticity. If we’re looking for ways to incorporate Dracula’s fangs into 21st Century fashion, just think of them as a statement piece.

2. The Era

While all of the modern adaptations of “Dracula” and vampires in general have been interesting, it’s time to get back to its roots. The story of “Dracula” originally took place in the 1890s in England, so the new “Dracula” series should do the same. It would be a breath of fresh air after all of the recent modern retellings. Plus, who doesn’t love a good slick back and a cape? No one, that’s who.

3. Tell the Original Story

While a lot of vampire stories have spawned from the original “Dracula,” there haven’t been nearly as many that actually tell Dracula’s story. Bring back characters like Jonathan Harker and Van Helsing! They don’t have to share the spotlight with Dracula, but they’re relatively new characters to the younger generation, and they would help inspire interesting plot points for the new show (something the previous “Dracula” series lacked).

4. Bring Back the Blood — Real Blood

While the premise of “vegetarian” vampires is intriguing, the new “Dracula” series would be better off just sticking to the classic “lust for human blood” angle. It’s what makes the character and story so morally conflicted — the fact that you know it’s wrong to murder but also understand that Dracula is a creature of the undead and has to prey on humans for sustenance. It also makes things more tense, and that makes for interesting content.

5. Make Dracula a Bit Ruthless

Rumor has it that Dracula was based off of Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, better known as Vlad the Impaler. It’s said that Vlad Dracula (meaning son of the dragon, or son of the devil) would dip chunks of bread into buckets of blood drained from the people he killed, usually after he invited them to a feast and then immediately impaled them at the dinner table (he always finished his dinner afterwards, bodies and all, in case you were wondering). So it would be nice if that same sense of ruthlessness could be brought to the new adaptation of “Dracula.” There’s no rule that states you can’t be suave and merciless (just ask Klaus Mikaelson of “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals”).

6. Give Him a Sense of Humor

Speaking of “The Originals,” let’s bring in some of that dark humor and wit that makes characters like Klaus Mikaelson a baddie that we love to hate (but just can’t). That same natural charisma and use of offhanded sardonic remarks should be applied to our newest Dracula, because that’s what the audience connects to. It’s also what keeps people coming back for more, everyone needs a tension breaker once in awhile.

7. Mdha: Make Dracula Hungarian Again!

That is to say, Dracula should not be British, considering Dracula relocated from Transylvania to England and his accent most certainly should have relocated with him. In Bram Stoker’s novel “Dracula,” the Count is described as being Hungarian, and even serves Jonathan Harker a bottle of Tokaji (Hungarian sweet wine) on his first night in the castle. For the sake of authenticity, let’s make Dracula Hungarian again (because he never should have stopped).

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‘Dracula’: 7 Things A Series About the World’s Most Famous Vampire Should Have

23 June 2017 1:24 PM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

It was recently announced that Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the creators behind the hit BBC series “Sherlock,” have signed on to write a new TV adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.” Fan reactions have been mixed — some remaining hopeful that Gatiss and Moffat will pull the age-old story off, while others have expressed their lack of faith in the writing pair’s ability to keep the integrity of the story and its characters.

Read More: ‘Sherlock’ Review: ‘The Final Problem’ Proves to Be A Problematic Season Finale

While maybe a bit harsh, these concerns aren’t unjustified — Dracula-centered television shows are notoriously short-lived, and while there are a multitude of shows centered around the supernatural, there aren’t that many dedicated to the main vamp himself. NBC took a stab at it in 2013 with “Dracula,” a British-American horror drama that introduces Dracula as he arrives in London and poses as an entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society (when in reality, he’s arrived to wreak revenge on the people who ruined his life centuries earlier). Though promising, the series only lasted one season.  

Dracula was first introduced in Bram Stoker’s Gothic horror novel “Dracula.” The story reads as a series of letters, diary entries, news articles, and ships’ log entries that document the activity and evidence of a Transylvanian vampire in England; filled with mystery, blood sucking, and plenty of garlic, it’s one of the novels that helped kick-start the future surplus of vampire dramas, horrors, and romances that we see today.

One of the reasons that “Dracula”-based shows may not be inherently successful is that the shows don’t seem to capture the essence of who Dracula really is. So we’ve put together a few suggestions for the future series, most of which involve getting back to basics.

1. Fangs

The classic “Dracula” story included terrifying fangs, ones that Dracula showed off well. But in the midst of all of the modern reboots of “Dracula,” many writers/directors decided that subtlety was more important than authenticity. If we’re looking for ways to incorporate Dracula’s fangs into 21st Century fashion, just think of them as a statement piece.

2. The Era

While all of the modern adaptations of “Dracula” and vampires in general have been interesting, it’s time to get back to its roots. The story of “Dracula” originally took place in the 1890s in England, so the new “Dracula” series should do the same. It would be a breath of fresh air after all of the recent modern retellings. Plus, who doesn’t love a good slick back and a cape? No one, that’s who.

3. Tell the Original Story

While a lot of vampire stories have spawned from the original “Dracula,” there haven’t been nearly as many that actually tell Dracula’s story. Bring back characters like Jonathan Harker and Van Helsing! They don’t have to share the spotlight with Dracula, but they’re relatively new characters to the younger generation, and they would help inspire interesting plot points for the new show (something the previous “Dracula” series lacked).

4. Bring Back the Blood — Real Blood

While the premise of “vegetarian” vampires is intriguing, the new “Dracula” series would be better off just sticking to the classic “lust for human blood” angle. It’s what makes the character and story so morally conflicted — the fact that you know it’s wrong to murder but also understand that Dracula is a creature of the undead and has to prey on humans for sustenance. It also makes things more tense, and that makes for interesting content.

5. Make Dracula a Bit Ruthless

Rumor has it that Dracula was based off of Vlad III, Prince of Wallachia, better known as Vlad the Impaler. It’s said that Vlad Dracula (meaning son of the dragon, or son of the devil) would dip chunks of bread into buckets of blood drained from the people he killed, usually after he invited them to a feast and then immediately impaled them at the dinner table (he always finished his dinner afterwards, bodies and all, in case you were wondering). So it would be nice if that same sense of ruthlessness could be brought to the new adaptation of “Dracula.” There’s no rule that states you can’t be suave and merciless (just ask Klaus Mikaelson of “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals”).

6. Give Him a Sense of Humor

Speaking of “The Originals,” let’s bring in some of that dark humor and wit that makes characters like Klaus Mikaelson a baddie that we love to hate (but just can’t). That same natural charisma and use of offhanded sardonic remarks should be applied to our newest Dracula, because that’s what the audience connects to. It’s also what keeps people coming back for more, everyone needs a tension breaker once in awhile.

7. Mdha: Make Dracula Hungarian Again!

That is to say, Dracula should not be British, considering Dracula relocated from Transylvania to England and his accent most certainly should have relocated with him. In Bram Stoker’s novel “Dracula,” the Count is described as being Hungarian, and even serves Jonathan Harker a bottle of Tokaji (Hungarian sweet wine) on his first night in the castle. For the sake of authenticity, let’s make Dracula Hungarian again (because he never should have stopped).

Related storiesHow Editing 'The Walking Dead' Helped the 'Midnighters' Director Make His First Horror Film'Alien' Movies, Ranked From Worst To BestThe 20 Best British Horror Films of All Time »

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Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat developing Dracula TV series

22 June 2017 4:18 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

It looks like Bram Stoker’s iconic blood-sucker is set for a return to the small screen, with Variety reporting that Sherlock co-creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are set to adapt the classic vampire tale with Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films.

According to the site, the duo are yet to begin work on the series, but having been speaking to the BBC about the broadcast rights. The series will adopt the same format as Sherlock, featuring a miniseries run of feature length episodes, although it’s unclear at the moment whether it will be a period piece, or move the action to the present day.

The Count was last seen on the small screen back in 2013 with NBC and Sky Living’s Dracula, which starred Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the title role. It was cancelled after just one season of 10 episodes. »

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‘Sherlock’ Creative Team Set To Take On ‘Dracula’

21 June 2017 9:37 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Upon first glance, you might wonder why on Earth we need a new “Dracula” TV series. Well, the same could have been said about Sherlock Holmes before “Sherlock.” So, it’s good news that the creative team behind that series, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, are reuniting for the upcoming “Dracula” reboot series, according to Variety.

Dracula” is based on the Bram Stoker classic, so there’s no need to go over the premise.

Continue reading ‘Sherlock’ Creative Team Set To Take On ‘Dracula’ at The Playlist. »

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‘Sherlock’ Creators Reuniting for New ‘Dracula’ TV Show

20 June 2017 4:00 PM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

To those who may be mourning the absence of Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss‘ modern adaptation of Sherlock, here’s some good news. No, it’s not that more Sherlock episodes are on the way (although further installments still remain a distant possibility in the future), it’s that the pair of writers will reunite for a new TV show centered on a different […]

The post ‘Sherlock’ Creators Reuniting for New ‘Dracula’ TV Show appeared first on /Film. »

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New Dracula Series In-Development By BBC's Sherlock Team

20 June 2017 3:30 PM, PDT | LRMonline.com | See recent LRM Online news »

Before Benedict Cumberbatch essentially took over Hollywood a few years ago, starring in blockbuster movie franchises such as Star Trek, The Hobbit, and Marvel films, he was just another dependable, respected, British actor working in relative obscurity. His big breakout moment came in the hit BBC TV series, Sherlock, which also starred fellow Hobbit and Marvel alum Martin Freeman. This version updated the staid and stodgy Victorian-era detective with a brisk and witty take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's classic hero, set in modern-day London. The popularity of the show went worldwide and made Cumberbatch a household name.

The team behind the successful Sherlock series, which consists of four seasons spread over seven years, has shelved future development to pursue other opportunities. Variety reports that Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are now collaborating on another classic of literature; this time it's Bram Stoker's Dracula for the BBC.

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It's an intriguing, but curious, choice of subject matter. In recent years several TV and film versions of Dracula have struggled to connect with audiences (films such as Dracula 2000 and Dracula Untold, and Dracula for NBC in 2013 by the folks behind Downton Abbey). Additionally, Universal is also re-booting the character in film for their Dark Universe series of monster films.

It's unclear whether these past efforts failed due to poor execution or a general lack of interest in the character; there's certainly no lack of interest in vampires within recent pop culture. Let's be honest, there have been dozens and dozens of Dracula productions since the original Bela Lugosi film in 1931 -- perhaps the problem is that this character has simply played-out his popularity and/or his story is just too well-known.

Fortunately, in addition to Sherlock, Gatiss and Moffat have spent a lot of time in genre television, working on shows like Game of Thrones and Doctor Who, respectively. Gatiss also reportedly has deep affection for Dracula, particularly the classic 1958 version starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing. If anyone is going to produce a version of Dracula that engages audiences and catches fire, you could do far worse than Gatiss and Moffat.

Both men are quite early in the process. Plot, casting, setting, and timeline details are unknown, but we'll update you as soon as we know more.

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New Dracula TV Series in the Works From Sherlock, Doctor Who Team

20 June 2017 2:08 PM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The men behind the recent Sherlock and Doctor Who revivals are about to resurrect another iconic character.

Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss are developing a new Dracula TV series, according to our sister site Variety, and teaming up again with Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films to produce. Talks are currently underway with the BBC to air the series in the UK; no word yet on which network might air it in the U.S., although PBS, the home of Sherlock, is a likely candidate.

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New Dracula TV series coming from makers of BBC's Sherlock

20 June 2017 11:28 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

So, it looks like we're getting another Dracula TV show on the way. For some reason. After the failure of Dracula: Untold and that one Dracula TV series a few years ago with Jonathan Rhys Meyers playing the Count, it's any guess as to why anyone would bother. But bother they shall, and the people behind this idea are none other than Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the people behind the popular Benedict... Read More »

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Dracula TV Series In the Works from Co-Creators of Sherlock Series

20 June 2017 10:54 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

After bringing Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's creation to life on the small screen, Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are looking to do the same with Bram Stoker's legendary literary character in a new Dracula series.

Variety reports that Gatiss and Moffat are in the early stages of development on a new Dracula series, with talks underway with the BBC to potentially air the show, and Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films on board to produce.

A "new take" on Stoker's seminal 1897 novel, Dracula is expected to feature a similar structure to Gatiss and Moffat's Sherlock (starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman), which had a miniseries format of three feature-length episodes per story and comprised 13 total episodes over a seven-year span.

Genre fans are also familiar with Moffat's work as an executive producer and writer on Doctor Who, while Gatiss has acted in a number of projects, including Game of Thrones, »

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Sherlock may be a distant memory but its team are reuniting for a New Dracula series

20 June 2017 10:26 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Author: Zehra Phelan

A new TV series on Bram Stoker’s Dracula is currently being planned with the writing and producer teams behind the BBC’s version of Sherlock firmly on board to pen the TV dramatisation.

With work on the new series yet to begin as writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are working on other projects, it is said the format of the show will be the same as Sherlock with a miniseries run of feature-length episodes. Whether it will be broadcast on the BBC, which had the UK rights for Sherlock, is also to be determined but talks are currently taking place with the broadcaster.

All details, from casting to setting, are yet to be finalised as no story has yet been thrashed out on paper but Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series, and Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films will produce. Gatiss has stated »

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‘Sherlock’ Team In Talks For Dracula Miniseries With BBC

20 June 2017 9:16 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Sherlock writers Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are reteaming with Sue Vertue's Hartswood Films for a new miniseries based on Bram Stoker's Dracula. The pair, who have yet to start work on the project, will write the series based on the vampire literary classic and are already in talks with the BBC for UK broadcasting rights. Details have yet to be revealed and there is no word on casting yet but Moffat and Gatiss, who are currently working on solo projects, are expected… »

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‘Sherlock’ Series Creators Bite Into ‘Dracula’ Story for BBC

20 June 2017 8:58 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The BBC is in talks to give “Dracula” the “Sherlock” magic touch with a new adaptation of the classic vampire story, a source close to the network told TheWrap. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, who both created and worked on “Sherlock,” will be writing the series, along with Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films, which will produce. Gatiss and Moffat both wrote the scripts for the “Sherlock” series, which starred Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman as Holmes and Watson. The show was placed in modern times, with the duo solving crimes inspired by the classic tales written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. »

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Sherlock Creators Steven Moffat And Mark Gatiss Reuniting For Dracula TV Series

20 June 2017 8:55 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Sherlock might be on indefinite hiatus, but the two creators of BBC’s smash-hit drama, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, have got a new show lined up. Variety reports that the pair are working on a TV series based on Bram Stoker’s classic horror novel Dracula

Simply titled Dracula, the show will follow the same format as Sherlock, taking the shape of a miniseries run of feature-length 90 minute episodes. It’ll be produced by Sue Vertue and her company Harstwood Films, who were also behind the aforementioned BBC hit. 

Variety says that Moffat and Gatiss are “currently working on solo projects” but will turn their attention towards Dracula soon. Though no scripts have been written, talks are already underway with the BBC for broadcast rights in the U.K. It seems likely that a deal will be made, too, seeing as Moffat has brought much success to the corporation »

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Sherlock's Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat to write Dracula TV show

20 June 2017 8:46 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Pair reuniting to create Sherlock-style BBC series with feature-length episodes telling story of the vampire count

Their modern take on Sherlock Holmes reincarnated him from a fusty literary detective to one of TV’s most enigmatic and compelling characters.

Now Bram Stoker’s Dracula is to be the next project for Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, who are to write a series on the Transylvanian vampire for the BBC.

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Sherlock creators to produce Dracula miniseries for the BBC

20 June 2017 8:17 AM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Dracula is returning to England. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat are in talks to produce new series for BBC...

Sherlock creators Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat have detected another classic novel to sink their teeth into. Bram Stoker’s Dracula begins with a real estate deal. Jonathan Harker secures the Transylvanian count some scattered properties in Whitby, England, where he can kick off his cape and hide his native soil. Those hiding places are discovered through some stiff detective work. 127 years after the 1897 publication of the classic horror novel, the quintessential vampire will be returning to England. Moffat and Gatiss are in negotiations with the BBC to create a new Dracula miniseries.

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Dracula will be the first time Moffat and Gatiss have collaborated since Sherlock aired its long awaited season 4 earlier this year. The future of Sherlock has not yet been decided. Work on the new Dracula series will begin after Moffat finishes his sixth and final season on Doctor Who.

Dracula has been adapted for stage, screen and TV many times. Stoker wrote the first theatrical version. It was first adapted to film by F. W. Murnau in Nosferatu in 1922. Bela Lugosi went from stage to screen when he starred in the 1931 Universal Studios classic. The BBC produced the TV movie Count Dracula, starring Louis Jourdan in 1977.

Gatiss is on record as a fan of the 1958 Hammer Horror version of Dracula, which starred Christopher Lee as the count and Peter Cushing as Dr. Van Helsing. Moffat took on classic horror in 2007 when he wrote the series Jekyll. Gatiss played Dracula in a full-cast audio play from Big Finish in 2016.

There is no word on whether Dracula will be set in modern day England.

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New ‘Dracula’ Series on the Way from ‘Sherlock’ Creators

20 June 2017 8:07 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

A bit of a surprise and perhaps a disappointment to Sherlock fans today: it looks like Sherlock's creators -- Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat -- are moving on. The writing pair, along with Sue Vertue's Hartswood Films, are turning their attention to a new Dracula-inspired series. While details are scarce, Variety is reporting that the show would be in the same format as Sherlock, i.e., a miniseries of sorts with multiple seasons (if the production deal goes through). Since these are very early days for the series, there's no talk of casting yet. But with this new … »

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Sherlock's Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat Are Sinking Their Teeth Into a New Dracula Series

20 June 2017 7:36 AM, PDT | TVGuide.com - Features | See recent TVGuide - Features news »

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the duo behind the wildly popular Sherlock series starring Benedict

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Sherlock's Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat Are Sinking Their Teeth Into a New Dracula Series

20 June 2017 7:36 AM, PDT | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, the duo behind the wildly popular Sherlock series starring Benedict Cumberbatch, are teaming up to bring another classic to life.

According to Variety, they're in talks to take on Bram Stoker's Dracula with Sue Vertue's Hartswood Films producing. The series will follow

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‘Sherlock’ Team Reuniting for New ‘Dracula’ Series (Exclusive)

20 June 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“Dracula” is getting the “Sherlock” treatment, with the writers and producers of the hit BBC detective series reuniting for a new take on the Bram Stoker vampire classic. Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat will write the series, and Sue Vertue’s Hartswood Films will produce.

Work on the new series has yet to begin in earnest, as Gatiss and Moffat are currently working on solo projects. But talks are already underway with the BBC – which enjoyed huge success with “Sherlock” – on broadcast rights in the U.K. »

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Sherlock Showrunner Mark Gatiss Reveals His Biggest Regret

16 June 2017 11:43 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Sherlock is, of course, by far one of the most successful British dramas of the decade, so it’s fair to say that co-creators Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss probably don’t have too many regrets. The writing has been lauded by critics and fans alike and their casting of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman has created two of the most in-demand actors around. Still, Gatiss has revealed that he does regret at least one thing: killing off Moriarty.

Fans will remember that Sherlock’s nemesis, James Moriarty (Andrew Scott) shot himself in the season 2 finale, as part of a complex plan to get the detective to kill himself. Seasons 3 and 4 then brought the character back in the form of flashbacks, dream sequences and even video messages recorded before his death, but looking back at it now, it seems that Gatiss wishes they’d just let the guy live.

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