Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Being Human not just another vampire show

When: Mondays at 10 p.m. Where: Space

A werewolf and a vampire move into an apartment with a ghost sounds like the setup for a cheesy joke or a wacky sitcom.

But the new drama Being Human (based on a British series of the same name) takes a different tack, treating its premise seriously and grounding its supernatural characters in as much reality as possible.

There's Josh (Sam Huntington), bitten by a werewolf a few years back and now cut off from most of his family and old friends; Aidan (Sam Witwer), a 200-year-old vampire struggling with his addiction to human blood; and Sally (Meaghan Rath), who died in her home and can no longer touch anything or leave the apartment. Together, the three reluctant roommates struggle to fit in a world that doesn't want them

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Being+Human+just+another+vampire+show/4149159/story.html#ixzz1CjjqQrlU