Burton Depp for Dark Shadows June 3, 2008 ‘Corpse Bride’ team reunite for supernatural flick… ‘Get Smart’ director Peter Segal has revealed that the ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ and ‘Corpse Bride’ team of Tim Burton, John August and Johnny Depp are reuniting for ‘Dark Shadows’. Burton will reportedly direct the feature based on the ’60s supernatural TV show from a script by August. Johnny Depp’s Infinitum-Nihil and GK Films are producing and Depp has had interest in playing Barnabas Collins, the vampire patriarch of the series, but that hasn’t been confirmed. Over 1,225 episodes, ‘Dark Shadows’ was a highly atmospheric soap that featured gothic horror staples like vampires, monsters, witches, werewolves, ghosts and zombies. DISCUSS: Are you tired of seeing Burton and Depp team, or is this a welcome return?