A Few More Pics From The FRIGHT NIGHT Remake!!
A few days ago we got a look at stills from the forthcoming FRIGHT NIGHT remake (details HERE).
Empire now has a few more pictures. All of them are character based, not particularly revealing, and none of them present David Tennant as Peter Vincent - a role brilliantly originated by Roddy McDowall (although we've previously seen indications of Tennant's unexpected appearance HERE and HERE).
Click on this image of Colin Farrell as Jerry Dandridge - the vampire next door - played by Chris Sarandon in Tom Holland's 1985 original to see more and EMBIGGENABLE pics.
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April 8, 2011, 1:57 p.m. CST
not much else
April 8, 2011, 1:59 p.m. CST
April 8, 2011, 2:01 p.m. CST
We obviously can't stop the rush of remakes and I for one think this one might be ok. I watched the other one recently and it didn't hold up that good. His little, weirdo friend kept annoying the piss out of me. I like the Colin, too, Bullseye made Daredevil somewhat cool.
April 8, 2011, 2:02 p.m. CST
And a remake, no less!
April 8, 2011, 2:04 p.m. CST
April 8, 2011, 2:06 p.m. CST
Don't worry, there should be a reboot soon... it's been 10 minutes.
April 8, 2011, 2:07 p.m. CST
or are they considered shitty abominations of Satan?
April 8, 2011, 2:10 p.m. CST
LOL...X gets the square.
April 8, 2011, 2:11 p.m. CST
Wow.. really? It doesn't hold. Sorry you feel that way. I think it actually does. Chris Sarandon is scary as all hell. My favorite role of his. I still think It's an awesome film. ...I'm betting it's because of people like you, we are getting these cheap remakes.
April 8, 2011, 2:13 p.m. CST
by Johnny Wishbone
You're so cool!!
April 8, 2011, 2:16 p.m. CST
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April 8, 2011, 2:20 p.m. CST
by Ronald Raygun
Except for McLovin, but I think even he's Canadian isn't he? Not that it bothers me, but I don't recall this many Europeans trying to pass as Americans in one movie before.
April 8, 2011, 2:23 p.m. CST
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April 8, 2011, 2:45 p.m. CST
by Judge Dredds Dirty Undies
but yeah Evil Ed is pretty irritating in the original. No one does sexy in knitwear like Chris Sarandon though!
April 8, 2011, 2:56 p.m. CST
Batman Begins, maybe? Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Cillian Murphy, Tom Wilkinson, and Rutger Hauer all passing for American, joined by Liam Neeson and Michael Caine as foreigners. Also Ken Watanabe, though he's not European. Katie Holmes and Morgan Freeman are like the entire American contingent of that principle cast.
April 8, 2011, 3:05 p.m. CST
by Miss 45
His vampire was awesome...scary, sexy and sinister. Colin Farrell just looks like a smug douche.
April 8, 2011, 3:07 p.m. CST
Could work. We'll see.
April 8, 2011, 3:08 p.m. CST
by Dr. Egon Spengler
How can anyone take this movie serious?
April 8, 2011, 3:08 p.m. CST
Looks dumb whatever it is.
April 8, 2011, 3:23 p.m. CST
...with what spudwick30 just said.
April 8, 2011, 3:54 p.m. CST
I had enough of that fuck in Doctor Who with his over the top performance.
April 8, 2011, 3:55 p.m. CST
You forgot the whole cast of Nolan's Batman.
April 8, 2011, 3:56 p.m. CST
April 8, 2011, 4:03 p.m. CST
It looks like someone put it in a vice grip.
April 8, 2011, 4:11 p.m. CST
he even has eye makeup! lol
April 8, 2011, 4:50 p.m. CST
by Papa CaveDweller
April 8, 2011, 4:57 p.m. CST
by Squinty CGI Flynn
April 8, 2011, 5:04 p.m. CST
by Olsen Twins_Fan
I'm kind've looking forward to this. My love of the original has been rekindled watching William Ragsdale on Justified.
April 8, 2011, 6:40 p.m. CST
No shit! I wondered what happened to him. I'm not ashamed to say I was also a fan of Herman's Head.
April 8, 2011, 6:44 p.m. CST
Nothing sexy about the faces they made. They'll probably CG it for this one. Oh wait, it's PG-13 so they'll probably reign it in. FUCK that pisses me off!
April 8, 2011, 7:27 p.m. CST
And the color scheme sucks. Way too much blue.
April 8, 2011, 7:33 p.m. CST
I know I'm not the first to say this, but this actress really needs to change her last name. I look at that beautiful face and am taken, but when I hear "poots" I can only think of feminine flatulence.
April 8, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST
by Henry Fool
However, I must admit this is one remake that has been really well cast. I'm still concerned about the change in Peter Vincent. The original film's conceit, that Peter Vincent pretended to actually believe in the existence of dark forces while, in fact, believing them to be nonsense has to be elevated into the current film. I guess the new idea is that Peter Vincent is a magician who claims to have psychic abilities that are actually a sham. David Tennant is a good choice for the role.
April 8, 2011, 8:12 p.m. CST
Or is this shit one of them, too?
April 8, 2011, 8:13 p.m. CST
Good points again, Henry Fool! I can agree with Peter Vincent's occupation change only because a high school kid would have to be a total moron to believe a guy who kills vampires in movies can kill them in real life. A magician/occultist type is a more of a charlatan who some people are actually fool enough to believe.
April 8, 2011, 10:56 p.m. CST
...it's your waist-size that's 5'2".
April 9, 2011, 12:22 a.m. CST
what a lame studio. all they do is PG-13 remakes of '80s and '90s movies. they might actually hit a homerun if they ever took a chance on something fresh instead of hitting lame singles on rehashed bullshit.
April 9, 2011, 1:51 a.m. CST
by Olsen Twins_Fan
Herman's Head was solid. I liked it quite a bit more than Married With Children.
April 9, 2011, 2:08 a.m. CST
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April 9, 2011, 8:20 a.m. CST
But come on!! This is Dandridge? FFS. Black contact lenses, ooooh look he's a scary vampire. Bollocks. Sarandon outclasses this numpty whenever he pinches off a loaf. Let alone in the acting stakes. This remake was fucked from the moment they gave writing duties to Noxon, but hiring Plasse and worst of all Tennant and frigging Farrell was just saying "Let there be no mistake. We, the producers, do not give a shit about this film. Pay your ticket money, be disappointed, and fuck off." this is going to be an absolute disgrace of a film and while normally I don;t care too much about remakes - we've always got the original after all - this disrespectful abomination is really, really pissing me off. Fright Night was one of the best films of the eighties, a true classic, and this is a ridiculously bad way to revive the story for the noughties.
April 9, 2011, 8:44 a.m. CST
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April 9, 2011, 10:06 a.m. CST
That sucks. That means one less baddie to defeat in the film. I also question how good the make-up and special effects will be in the film. I suspect we'll get some CGI, and vampires more similar to Twilight than the original Dandridge.
April 9, 2011, 9:54 p.m. CST
April 10, 2011, 8:17 a.m. CST
I'm no defender of horror remakes (there have been maybe a few really good ones), but at least these people are trying. <br><br> Dreamworks is putting the film out (yeah, weird). I read the script a while back. Pretty good and gruesome; they'd be retarded to shoot for a PG-13.
April 10, 2011, 9:23 a.m. CST
April 10, 2011, 11:30 p.m. CST
god your a pathetic wanker Braindrain, just painfully unfunny. Its not my fault your daddies dead and hurt your Momma bad.
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