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Fright Night Trailer Online
Colin Farrell is after a quick bite

13 May 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: IGN

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After a variety of pictures hit the ‘net – with one or two cropping up exclusively in Empire itself – we’re finally getting a chance to see moving footage from Fright Night, starring Colin Farrell, Anton Yelchin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Imogen Poots. Take a look at the trailer below.

Directed by Craig Gillespie and scripted by former Buffy writer Marti Noxon, this new take on the 1985 Tom Holland horror comedy finds Yelchin inheriting the role of Charley Brewster, your average smart teenager who comes to realise that his new neighbour, Jerry Dandridge (Farrell) might be something less than average himself.

Spurred on by his horror-obsessed pal “Evil” Ed Thompson (Mintz-Plasse), Charley becomes convinced that Jerry is a vampire and that he’s got designs on various local women, including Charley’s mum Jane (Toni Collette) and girlfriend Amy (Poots). So our hero enlists the help of OTT stage magician Peter Vincent (David Tennant, who's barely in this trailer) in his fight to stop Jerry’s reign of fanged terror.

There are definitely a few dark moments here, but watch the trailer, then tell us whether it gets you excited to see the new version or just itching to dig out that DVD copy of the original…


Fright Night
will arrive on September 2.

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it just looks like they have used the name of fright night to get another sub par vampire movie made, were's Dandridge's butt buddy?, looks like they've tried to make it too hip and contemporary More

Posted by hi charlie at 17:32 on 28 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Fright Night Trailer Online
More DT in this one, much much more :D www.youtube.com/watch?v=mO-bk2CPHwo More

Posted by f1emerTV at 20:02 on 06 June 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Fright Night Trailer Online
Liked the original and I like the look of this. But it's still early, the film's not out till September I think so they may have time to tidy up the effects. As long as it's not in 3D More

Posted by hellsangel66 at 16:29 on 19 May 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Fright Night Trailer Online
L: weelenny And, we've only seen pics of Peter Vincent in his long hair, leather jacket look - and in the trailer he's clean shaven with short hair. Am i the only one who's noticed this? I think we're being teased...... noticed it too, I think the Vincent we've seen is his stage persona but we also see him without his make-up More

Posted by Shifty Bench at 20:23 on 18 May 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Fright Night Trailer Online
It does look quite good.  At last, PROPER vampires - none of this sparkling bullshit!!! More

Posted by DazDaMan at 17:17 on 18 May 2011 | Report This Post

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L: evildave69 I've not seen the original and if i'm going to honest, it doesn't really leap out at me as something I really should see. if you watch a lot of pre 80s horror then its a must see. "Apparently your generation doesn't want to see vampire killers anymore, nor vampires either. All they want to see are demented madmen running around in ski masks hacking up young virgins." "Oh you're so cool Brewster! I can't stand it." More

Posted by Gkel at 02:54 on 16 May 2011 | Report This Post

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looks good, haven't seen the original so this is new to me. Farrel looks very creepy as the villain, agree with other posters, hope Tennant isn't too much of a support More

Posted by musht at 14:04 on 14 May 2011 | Report This Post

RE: I want David,,,
Looks pretty good. More

Posted by Riddick_J at 12:35 on 14 May 2011 | Report This Post

RE: I want David,,,
Have any of you ] Fright Night? Roddy McDowall was a brilliant support - but he was a More

Posted by elab49 at 10:14 on 14 May 2011 | Report This Post

RE: what the fuck?
I could only see him at 2.10, hopefully the next trailer will be more DT centric :) More

Posted by f1emerTV at 09:14 on 14 May 2011 | Report This Post

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