Thursday, October 29, 2009

'Being Human' Vampire Series Coming To U.S.

Following the success of series like 'The Vampire Diaries' and 'True Blood,' Syfy network to air American version of BBC TV series in 2010.You could be excused for thinking there wasn't possibly room in the pop culture ether for another vampire, what with the blood-loving folks from "Twilight," "True Blood," "The Vampire Diaries," "The Vampire's Assistant" and others jostling for space.

Well, Britain made an early-ish entry in the genre in February 2008 with "Being Human," a TV show about a vampire and his supernatural pals struggling to fit into society, and now the United States — vampire saturation be damned — is getting its own version of the show.

The Syfy television network plans to bring 13 episodes of the show to the small screen in the summer or fall of next year, according to The Hollywood Reporter. "Being Human" follows the aforementioned vampire, along with a ghost and a werewolf — all in their 20s — as they live together and attempt to conceal their true identities.