Fright Night Trailer (2011)

Well, friends…we have our first look at the remake of the Tom Holland cult classic from back in 1985. I watched the trailer below twice and to be totally honest with you, I’m actually kind of impressed with what I am seeing. It obviously takes a wildly divergent path from the source material starting around the 1:43 mark…but it at least looks like it was well made.

I’m going to climb out on a limb here and say that the introduction of Peter Vincent (David Tennant) who is a Criss Angel type of entertainer instead of a late night horror host like in the original, will occur when Jerry (Colin Farrell) attacks Charlie Brewster’s (Anton Yelchin) girlfriend, possibly the dance club we see in the trailer is where Peter Vincent is performing? I’m not sure how else they would get Peter wrapped up in the whole fight with a Vampire storyline otherwise.

A big thanks toGeeks of Doom for the above poster!


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3 thoughts on “Fright Night Trailer (2011)

  1. vinvectrex says:

    Doesn’t look half bad. And David Tennant could be a good addition. But, I still prefer the Roddy McDowell character because I feel it contributed significantly to the charm of the original.

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