According to sources at Collider, it looks like Tim Burton will be making Dark Shadows as his next project.
This information was given to them by no less an authority than producer Richard D. Zanuck.
This film will be based on the cult '60s supernatural TV show created by Dan Curtis. Johnny Depp has had interest in playing Barnabas Collins, the vampire patriarch of the series will produce the new take on the classic series.
With over 1,225 episodes, Dark Shadows was a highly atmospheric, spooky soap-opera that featured gothic horror staples like vampires, monsters, witches, werewolves, ghosts and zombies that ran from 1966 - 1971 and featured actor Jonathan Frid as vampire Barnabas Collins.