Check out Doug Jones' Kickstarter campaign for a revamped Nosferatu project

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Dec 1, 2014, 4:31 PM EST (Updated)

Doug Jones' mesmerizing work in Guillermo del Toro's Hellboy movies and Pan's Labyrinth are truly transformative performances, playing the aquatic telepath Abe Sapien, the Pale Man and the Faun.  

Under prosthetic makeup, his roles encompass an amazing union of dance, mime and movement, adding intangible dimension to his creepy screen creatures.  Now he's set his gaze on the 1922 F.W. Murnau horror classic, Nosferatu, setting up a Kickstarter project to help raise funds for an intriguing new "remix" of the storied vampire film.   Teaming up with director David Lee Fisher, Jones has a vision to resurrect the film's Count Orlock bloodsucker via a process where actors are digitally substituted for the original stars in a hybrid shot-for-shot remake.  Enhanced dialogue, music and sound effects are injected alongside scanned backgrounds and sets to re-create a modernization of the source material using new performers in familiar settings.  Fisher has already produced a 2005 "remix" edition of the 1920 expressionist horror flick The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, also starring Jones.

As of today they've met their $60K goal but can always use a little more.  Have a look at their pitch video below and see if it's something you could sink your teeth (and dollars) into.

(Via Geek Tyrant)