You might think “Fright Night” falls into that “just another vampire movie” category, but you’ll be surprised to find it is more and you might find yourself jumping out of your seat.
A good movie starts with a good story…
“What I loved about the script is that there are really horrific moments that are very scary and also very human moments,” director Craig Gillespie says. “It wasn’t just a straight genre film. Marti managed to balance thriller, humor and horror.”
Re-imagined from the 1985 Cult Classic “Fright Night”
Colin Farrell, who plays the role of Jerry the vampire is such a fan of the original film that he has seen it at least 12 times. How many times have you seen it?
“Fright Night” is re-imagined from the 1985 cult classic of the same name and is directed by Craig Gillespie and has a great cast which includes Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell, Christopher Mintz‐Plasse, David Tennant, Imogen Poots and Toni Collette. Talk about experience, screenwriter, Marti Noxon, used to write for the popular TV series “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.”
Here’s a clip called “neighborly chat” with Colin Farrell which sets the tone for some of the parts where (no spoiler here….) you’ll have to discover in the theater!
When they turn the lights down in the theater, be sure to know who’s sitting around you before “Fright Night” in 3D starts to roll… That’s the only tip we’ll give you as this horror‐film reveals an imaginative take on a cult classic from 1985, one we’re sure you’ll be talking about!
Have some scary fun for us while watching “Fright Night” from DreamWorks and come back and tell us how you liked it!!.
As director Craig Gillespie concludes, “This ‘Fright Night’ is a great addition to the canon of Vampire films. Some of the scenes are going to be hard to watch, in the best possible sense, but there are also some very warm, sincere moments, as well as just flat‐ out humor.”
“Fright Night” opens in theaters nationwide on August 19, 2011