Jonathan Rhys Meyers had played the role of Alexander Grayson in the television horror drama series DRACULA. Dracula television series is a 10 episode drama based on the novel Dracula written by Bram Stokers. Shooting for this series was done in Hungary. Jessica De Gouw played the main characters in this film as Mina Murray, while we also had other notable actors as Thomas Kretschmann, Victoria Smurfit, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Nonso Anozie, and Katie McGrath.
So, how did Meyers fare in DRACULA- the television series?
In 2014 for this series Jonathan has been nominated as Favorite Actor in a New TV Series by People’s choice award. Along with this Dracula has also nominated for other two awards titled Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography in One-Hour Episodic Television Series and Favorite New TV Drama.
The series was started airing from October 25, 2013. It has telecasted in NBC in US and star living in the UK. It running time is 43 minutes. It’s ten episodes were directed and written by different people.
In the First episode “The blood is the life” the arrival of Jonathan as Alexander Grayson will be shown as a Rich American entrepreneur and meets the character mina who resembles his dead wife, Ilona. He also spots an order of dragon, where they have an instant dislike for each other; it was viewed by 4.26 million viewers of US.
The second episode was titled as “A Whiff of Sulfur” where (Meyers) Grayson and Lady Jayne become lovers even though Grayson doubts that she is on the side of Order of dragon.
The third episode name is “Goblin Merchant Men” followed by “From Darkness to Light”, “The Devil’s Waltz”, “Of Monsters and Men”, “Servant to Two Masters”, ” come to die”, ” Four Roses”, ” Let there be light”.
For this series, Jonathan had struggled so much to portray the main character Dracula. People had started admiring him for his role in DRACULA. He brought uniqueness to the series, and it brought him more opportunities in movies as well as in television series. His role in DRACULA has made him more famous.
It’s expected that in a later series, there will be full-length action where the story follows the novel. Meyers has given his outstanding performance where he has been appreciated by many co-stars as well as captured the hearts of millions of people. The series was aired up to January 24, 2014, which has viewed by 3.04 million people of US.