There are countless stories and myths surrounding vampires. Stephenie Meyer and Joss Whedon have chosen to place their own unique look on the vampires in "Twilight" and "Buffy: The Vampire Slayer".
As early as the 1920s, vampires were finding their way to the silver screen in movies like the German made Nosferatu, which went on to inspire the creation of even more vampire films that are still captivating moviegoers to this day with such hits as the Stephenie Meyer based Twilight saga starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, and Taylor Lautner. Vampires have turned up in parodies, horror films, and even romantic comedies and serious dramas, all made under the common bloodsucking concept, each one with their own unique liberties that have expanded the mythical vampire history.
In recent years, pre Twilight, one of the most successful additions to the vampire universe in both film and TV was the massively popular Joss Whedon TV series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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