Johnny stars in the dark shadows as Barnabas Collins a film about set sail from Liverpool, England to start a new life in America. But even an ocean was not enough to escape the mysterious curse that has plagued their family. Two decades pass and Barnabas has the world at his feet-or at least the town of Collin sport, Maine. until he makes the grave mistake of breaking the heart of Angelique Bouchard. A witch, who dooms him to a fate worse than death, turning him into a vampire, and then burying him alive, Two centuries later, Barnabas is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. Johnny co-stars with Eva green among others.
It’s a strange thing, because as a child, you have this fascination. I certainly had this fascination with monsters and vampires as did Tim and whatever this darkness, this mystery, this intrigue. And then, as you get older, you recognize the erotic nature of the vampire and the idea of the undead: