Michael Sheen linked to Burton's 'Dark Shadows'
Published Mar 26 2011, 23:16 GMT | By Tom Ayres Michael Sheen
is the latest actor to be linked to a role in Tim Burton's new film project Dark Shadows
According to The Playlist
, the Frost/Nixon
star is currently "in talks" for an unknown role in the film, having already worked with Burton on last year's Alice In Wonderland
If cast, Sheen would join fellow Burton alumni Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter and Michelle Pfeiffer, as well as the likes of Eva Green and Jackie Earle Haley.Dark Shadows
is an adaptation of the Gothic '60s soap opera, and will tell the story of a vampire named Barnabas Collins who begins the search to find his long-lost love.
It was recently confirmed that Sheen will voice a character in an upcoming episode of Doctor Who
.Dark Shadows is due to begin filming next month
, for a release sometime in 2012.