Tim Burton is a master of macabre, and his unique vision has made him one of Hollywood’s most successful and beloved filmmakers. But did you know that he also has a talent for bringing his stories to the pages of graphic novels? Edward Scissorhands, Batman, and Nightmare Before Christmas are just a few examples of Tim Burton’s films that have made it into graphic novels. If you want to know more, join us to see some of his most notable adaptations and reveal interesting little-known facts about both the novels and the filmmaker himself.
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
A tale of a vengeful barber seeking revenge in Victorian London is already a dark and gruesome one, but this movie takes it to a whole new level. The graphic novel was released with the film, which starred Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter.
Did you know that Johnny Depp, who played the lead in the film Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, was originally cast in the stage production as well? Unfortunately, he had to turn down the role due to scheduling conflicts.