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What We Do in the Shadows 

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A look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of three vampires who've lived together for over 100 years, in Staten Island.

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Jemaine Clement
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Kayvan Novak ...  Nandor 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Matt Berry ...  Laszlo 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Natasia Demetriou ...  Nadja 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Harvey Guillén ...  Guillermo 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Mark Proksch ...  Colin Robinson 11 episodes, 2019-2020
Doug Jones ...  Baron Afanas 5 episodes, 2019
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A look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of three vampires who've lived together for over 100 years, in Staten Island.

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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Official Sites:

FX Networks

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

What We Do in the Shadows See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Trivia

This is a TV spinoff of the 2014 film of the same name, which was a remake of the 2004 short film of the same name. See more »

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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Modern Cult Movies (2019) See more »

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Absolute Gold
11 April 2019 | by philip-dillonSee all my reviews

Love this show. Great cast and fun show. Colin Robinson is a great character as the energy vampire


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