Christopher Lee has died. Everyone, please, a standing ovation for perhaps the greatest, most delightfully nefarious character actor of all time.
It's one of those so-called facts that everyone knows: Bram Stoker's character Count Dracula was loosely based on Vlad the Impaler. But while there's no doubt that Stoker took the name from Vlad III's patronymic, it's doubtful that the Impaler was actually the basis for the famous vampire.
This fall is seeing a huge crop of comic-book TV shows, and one of the most promising is Constantine. The trench-coated antihero who copes with the unsavory side of magic is getting a more faithful portrayal. Except he won't smoke. And now we're hearing his sexuality will be toned down too. Does it matter?
Attention billionaires with some extra pocket cash: If you have about $135 million to spare, you can own "Dracula's Castle."
They say there are only a few stories out there in the world. Maybe that's why so many classic horror stories seem to have been remade as the fluffiest romances modern Hollywood has to offer. Here are just a few.
Here's something to sink your teeth into: NBC is ordering 10 episodes of a new version of the classic Bram Stoker tale, Dracula. And starring as the bloodsucker will be none other than the King of England himself, The Tudors' Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
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In this week's multimedia compilation of pop culture crap Janice Dickinson returns to judging people, Judge Judy and Antiguan weed, gay polyamory, and more!
- There is no justice in the world: President Bush has commuted Scooter Libby's jail sentence. [MSNBC]
- Pam Anderson is 40. And we are speechless. [People]
- Looking for a little real estate to invest in? How about Dracula's castle in Transylvania? It's the summer home that comes with vampires! (Garlic bulbs not included). [