Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Willem Dafoe Shows His Teeth

ShockTillYouDrop reports that Willem Dafoe has joined the already impressive cast of the horror-fantasy film Cirque du Freak. Bearing his teeth for a thrid time Dafoe will play a vampire having already played the brillant Max Schreck/Count Orlock in Shadow of the Vampire and also one in Daybreakers it just seems you can't keep a good vampire dead.

Joining him will be John C. Reilly, Ken Watanabe, Chris Massoglia, Josh Hutcherson, Patrick Fugit, Ray Stevenson, Michael Cerveris, Frankie Faison, Jane Krakowski, Orlando Jones, Kristen Schaal and Salma Hayek.

Based on the novel of the same name by Irish Aurhor Darren Shan, the film tells the story of a teenager who becomes a vampire's assistant in a bid to save his friend's life after the pair attend an illegal freak show.After leaving home to join the travelling circus, he finds himself embroiled in a war between good and evil vampires. Paul Weitz will direct the movie for a 2009 release.