Infamous for drinking the blood of peasants 400-years-ago, legendary vampire Sava Savanovic is now terrorising local residents in the small Serbian village of Zorazje that believe he may be on the prowl since his former home collapsed.
Archaeologists say they have found two medieval remains of the dead pinned down to their graves through the chests with iron rods, a practice widely used in Europe up until the first decade of the 20th century to stop the dead from becoming vampires.
The trend for genera shows appears to be on the agenda of major TV networks and shows no signs to reaching saturation point. Three new shows are in development, plus there is a little bit of news about the long-mooted "Star Wars" live-action TV series.
Steven P. Unger has recently published a book "In the Footsteps of Dracula: A Personal Journey and Travel Guide" (World Audience Publishers, 2010). Following is my interview with Steve about his travel and Dracula's history.
Some describe him as a horror legend for directing such films as "The Thing" and "Halloween." Carpenter returns to the director's chair for an updated version of Bram Stoker's "Dracula" titled "Fangland," which is based on a 2007 novel.
The Hungarian historian who was reported to have ‘discovered’ a house belonging to the real “Dracula,” says the claims were inaccurate. Dr Tamás Fedeles says the cellar can indeed be linked to Wallachian Duke Vlad III, but not with any certainty.
Vlad Ţepeş of Romania, nicknamed the impaler, was the inspiration for Bram Stoker's classic vampire tale. Dreaded by his enemies, emulated by his admirers, history remembers him as a bloody tyrant with a legacy that intrigues us to this day.