First Look: Tim Burton's Dark Shadows

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A first-look of the new Collinwood Manor from the Tim Burton feature film Dark Shadows has been released courtesy of a fan in England and released onto the website Fanpop.

The pictures give away part of the filming location as well.  The castle set is located in Bourne Woods, near Bourne, Lincolnshire, England.

The movie boasts large cast of A-listers, including Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jonny Lee Miller, Chloe Moretz, and Jackie Earle Haley.

It is based on a 1970s gothic soap opera and centers on Barnabus, the head of the Collinwood Manor in Maine.  It's 1752 and Barnabus is a rich and powerful playboy, but makes the mistake of breaking the heart of a witch who turns him into a vampire and buries him alive. 

Dark Shadow's Collinwood Manor

He wakes up centuries later in 1972 to a world he doesn't remember.

Burton will direct the film, based on a screenplay by Seth Grahame-Smith (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies)

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Dark Shadows Quotes

I shall restore the family business to its former glory.

Barnabas Collins

My name is Barnabas Collins. Two centuries ago, I made Collinwood my home... until a jealous witch cursed me, condemning me to the shadows, for all time.

Barnabas Collins

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