Cirque Du Freak: The Vampires Assistant

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The Vampire’s Assistant is a film adaptation of the first three books of the book series, The Saga of Darren Shan. Originally set to release on January of 2010 but it was moved to October 23, 2009. Starring Chris Massoglia as Darren Shan, John C. Reilly as Larten Crepsley and along with Josh Hutcherson as Steve “Leopard” Leonard.

It is a fantasy-adventure about a teenager who unknowingly breaks a 200-year-old truce between two warring factions of vampires. Pulled into a fantastic life of misunderstood sideshow freaks and grotesque creatures of the night, one teen will vanish from the safety of a boring existence and fulfill his destiny in a place drawn from nightmares.

16-year-old Darren (Chris Massoglia) was like most kids in his suburban neighborhood. He hung out with his best friend Steve (Josh Hutcherson), got decent grades and usually stayed out of trouble. But when he and Steve stumble upon a traveling freak show, things begin to change inside Darren. That’s the exact moment when a vampire named Larten Crepsley (John C. Reilly) turns him into something bloodthirsty.

Newly undead, he joins the Cirque Du Freak, a touring sideshow filled with monstrous creatures from a snakeboy and a wolfman to a bearded lady (Salma Hayek) and a gigantic ringmaster (Ken Watanabe). As Darren flexes his newfound powers in this dark world, he becomes a treasured pawn between the vampires and their deadlier counterparts. And while trying to survive, one boy will struggle to keep their brewing war from devouring what’s left of his humanity.

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~ by fudge on August 12, 2009.

6 Responses to “Cirque Du Freak: The Vampires Assistant”

  1. really cant wait to watch it..!!!

  2. i cannot wait to see this movie. ive read all of the books and josh hutcherson is my FAVORITE actor. I LOVE THE CIRQUE!

  3. this movie looks awesome cirque du freak is my favorite book series ever.

  4. cool

  5. da movie is gonna be cool

  6. Steve is hot

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