ABC Orders Pilot for Brides of Dracula Inspired “The Brides” from “Riverdale” Creator

According to Deadline, ABC has ordered a pilot for a potential new series called The Brides, a modern-day reimagining of Dracula from Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, producer of Riverdale and The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

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Photo Source: The Hollywood Reporter

What’s Happening:

  • ABC has ordered a pilot for The Brides.
  • The premise is described as “A sexy contemporary reimagining of Dracula,” a series about three powerful female vampires and their nontraditional family inspired by the Brides of Dracula.
  • The show was previously in development at NBC and this is a new take on the project.
  • The series is created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who has had recent success on The CW with Riverdale and on Netflix with The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, both inspired by characters from Archie Comics.
  • Maggie Kiley (American Horror Story, Riverdale) is set to direct the pilot.
  • The pilot is being produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and ABC Studios.
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