Johnny Depp has confirmed that his next project will be the feature-length remake of Dark Shadows, directed by Tim Burton. He will portray Barnabas Collins, "a vampire living in a Maine manor who is searching for his lost love." Hit the jump for more.
Production is scheduled to begin April 2011. Seth Grahame-Smith (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) wrote the current script, based on a first draft from Burton's long-time collaborator John August (Corpse Bride, Big Fish).
Source: Hollywood Reporter