Gina Torres will play the leader of the three wives of Dracula, Cleo Phillips
Gina Torres, vampire. It sounds so natural, almost like we should have made one of the most iconic women in sci-fi a damn vampire already. This is why the news that she will star in the ABC vampire drama The Brides sounds very delicious. According to The Hollywood Reporter, our delightful fave will play the leader of the three wives of Dracula, Cleo Phillips.
Cleo Phillips, the leader of the trio of brides of Dracula.
An imperious woman with a queenly manner — understandably, as she was a queen in her former life — she was turned by Dracula after the death of her husband. Now a maven of New York City real estate, Cleo is challenged professionally by a mysterious newcomer — even as her ties to her sisters are dangerously fraying. The new series comes from Riverdale creator Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and is supposed to be “a vampire soap with strong horror elements about a trio of empowered, immortal women and the things they do to maintain wealth, prestige, legacy and their nontraditional family.”
Continue reading the post Gina Torres to Finally Get the Starring Vampire Role She Deserves in ABC’s The Brides on The Mary Sue.