ABC Family to Air Dark Shadows Movie on Halloween



ABC Family will be getting their spooky soap on this Halloween. The family-friendly channel is set to air the big screen adaptation of Dark Shadows.

Based on the popular, '60s soap opera of the same name, the film became a quirky-comedy under Tim Burton's direction. In the movie, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) is turned into a vampire courtesy of  curse cast by a jealous lover. His body is unearthed 200 years later, and he must adjust to modern life and his condition.

Dark Shadows is being featured as part of ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween." It airs Friday, Oct. 31 at 4:30 pm EST.