A Vampire Drama by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa Wasn't Picked Up, But Could Still Have Life

published 29.06.2020 20:00

With a resumé that reads like a best-of list for soapy TV shows of the past decade, it’s easy to get excited for a new show by writer-producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.

Which is exactly what happened when he announced a new show called The Brides, starring Gina Torres.

The show flipped the Dracula myth by turning it into a “family drama” focused on his brides.

Unfortunately, Deadline reports ABC passed on the pilot for The Brides Monday, all but killing any chance we have of seeing the show.

The Deadline piece describes The Brides as “a sexy contemporary reimagining of Dracula...a family drama with a trio of powerful female leads at its heart.