New Dark Shadows featurette: watch now

Includes a look at some very special cameos

Dark Shadows has released an ace new featurette featuring behind-the-scenes interviews with Johnny Depp and Tim Burton as well as a host of new clips and snippets.

The featurette starts with a potted history of vampire movies, before moving on to why Burton and Depp wanted to dip their toes in an already well-worn genre.

There's also a look at some intriguing cameo performances that are set to crop up throughout the movie. If you don't want any surprises spoiled for you, it might be one to avoid.

Check out the new featurette below…



That cameo-tastic bar scene looks set to be a real treat, while the film as a whole seems to be striking a decent balance between bizarre and funny. Meanwhile, Depp and Burton seem genuinely enthusiastic about the subject matter, which can only bode well for the finished article.

Dark Shadows
opens in the UK on 11 May 2012.

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