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With Hannibal, The Munsters, Sleepy Hollow, Penny Dreadful, The Following, and another season of American Horror Story coming to TV, it’s a wonderful time to be a horror TV fan. Add ABC’s Gothica to the mix.

Not to be messed up with the crappy Halle Berry movie Gothika, Gothica features a stable of our favorite literary horror characters, from Dorian Gray to Victor Frankenstein, Dracula, and others. It’s moving faster than Penny Dreadful, a similar sounding project at Showtime, and has found its Dorian Gray, Victor Frankenstein and “Grace” Van Helsing.

Chris Egan has been cast as Dorian Gray. The Aussie has appeared in Poe, Letters To Juliet, Kings, Resident Evil: Extinction, and Eragon.

Tom Ellis will be Victor Frankenstein. Ellis is a veteran of BBC TV, with The Fades, Gates, and a slew of others under his belt.

Janet Montgomery (The Human Target, Black Swan, and »


- Andy Greene

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