Luke Evans stars as the most famous of vampires in an origin story that sees a Transylvanian prince risk eternal damnation in order to save his wife and son from a Turkish horde.
When you think of Dracula, who do you imagine? Probably Bela Lugosi, the actor who made vampires synonymous with slick black hair and a widow's peak. Norman Bates will forever be Anthony Perkins in my head; Jack Torrance is Jack Nicholson and Annie Wilkes is Kathy Bates. But that is not exactly how Bram Stoker, Robert Bloch, and Stephen King imagined their characters.
Here is something that you don't come across every day: an 1897 first-edition of Dracula, signed by author Bram Stoker.
Today is author Bram Stoker’s birthday. The man who wrote Dracula would be 165 years old today, if he had the same affliction he gave his most famous character.