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Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Katie McGrath, Nonso Anozie, Victoria Smurfit

NBC Kept Jonathan Rhys-Meyers' 'Dracula' Salary Until Production Completed

November 14, 2013 07:11:06

did not get his money until he completed the first season production of "". It has been reported that NBC kept the 36-year-old actor's salary and pay him small dispensations instead due to his history of going in an out of rehab.

Per THR, Rhys-Meyers is paid $100,000 per episode but substantial part of it was only delivered to him at the end of the season 1 production, which has been wrapped up in Budapest in summer. Rumor has it the star quietly returned to London while filming "Dracula" after a meltdown. He was hospitalized for a short time but managed to deliver all the 10 seasons. He reportedly returned to rehab as soon as filming was completed.

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NBC Launches 'Dracula' Animated Prequel Series

October 07, 2013 10:10:04

To hype up the upcoming premiere of its freshman "", NBC has released an animated original series which serves as a prequel to the new show. Titled "Dracula Rising", the prequel series has debuted on the network's official site and YouTube page, bringing viewers back to the 15th century to discover the origins of the iconic Vlad Tepes a.k.a. Dracula.

, who previously starred on Showtime's "", played the title character on the forthcoming drama series. Set in the late 19th century, it follows Dracula who hopes to take revenge on those who crossed him centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.

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'Dracula' Will Partner With Van Helsing on NBC's New Show

July 13, 2013 12:07:35

For years, Van Helsing has been known as the archenemy of Count Dracula, but their relationship will be depicted in an exactly different way on NBC's "". This is just "one of a number of alterations with regard to the classic Dracula" to be carried out on the upcoming series.

Executive producer Tony Krantz reveals the big twist, "In our tale, Dracula and Van Helsing are actually partners." He goes on spilling the details, "They've partnered up to fight a bigger bad, which is called The Order of the Dragon, a secret organization. This is an order of right-wing zealots who cursed Dracula and turned him into a vampire years ago."

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Jonathan Rhys-Meyers' 'Dracula' Gets 10-Episode Order From NBC

July 25, 2012 08:07:45

NBC will resurrect Count Dracula from his grave. The network announced on Tuesday, July 24 that it has ordered 10 episodes of new drama "", which has "" vet tackling the titular role, without going through the pilot stage.

"In the world of 'Twilight', we thought we would go back to the original," said Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt, who described it as "a cool new version of Dracula." He added, "This will bring a Tudors sensibility to Dracula. It will be faithful to the period but look to the future."

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