Nine Groovy Character Posters for 'Dark Shadows,' Plus First Look at Hugh Jackman in 'Les Miserables'

In two months, Tim Burton's seventh collaboration with Johnny Depp will hit theaters in the form of Dark Shadows, an adaptation of the late '60s-early '70s TV series. We got a look at a trailer last week and today, a batch of groovy-looking character posters are accompanied with an official synopsis. Take a look below and let us know what you think of the plot and the posters.

"In the year 1752, Joshua and Naomi Collins, with young son Barnabas, set sail from Liverpool, England to start a new life in America. But even an ocean was not enough to escape the mysterious curse that has plagued their family. Two decades pass and Barnabas (Johnny Depp) has the world at his feet--or at least the town of Collinsport, Maine. The master of Collinwood Manor, Barnabas is rich, powerful and an inveterate playboy...until he makes the grave mistake of breaking the heart of Angelique Bouchard (Eva Green). A witch, in every sense of the word, Angelique dooms him to a fate worse than death: turning him into a vampire, and then burying him alive. Two centuries later, Barnabas is inadvertently freed from his tomb and emerges into the very changed world of 1972. He returns to Collinwood Manor to find that his once-grand estate has fallen into ruin. The dysfunctional remnants of the Collins family have fared little better, each harboring their own dark secrets. Matriarch Elizabeth Collins Stoddard (Michelle Pfeiffer) has called upon live-in psychiatrist, Dr. Julia Hoffman (Helena Bonham Carter), to help with her family troubles. Also residing in the manor is Elizabeth's ne'er-do-well brother, Roger Collins, (Jonny Lee Miller); her rebellious teenage daughter Carolyn Stoddard (Chloe Moretz); and Roger's precocious 10-year-old son, David Collins (Gulliver McGrath). The mystery extends beyond the family, to caretaker Willie Loomis, played by Jackie Earle Haley, and David's new nanny, Victoria Winters, played by Bella Heathcote."
 
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We also get a first look at Hugh Jackman in Les Miserables. Jackman plays Jean Valjean in the adaptation being directed by Tom Hopper (The King's Speech) for a December 14 release. The all-star cast includes Amanda Seyfried, Anne Hathaway, Russell Crowe and Helena Bonham Carter, to name a few.
 
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