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Colin Farrel to play vampire in Friday Night

MUMBAI: Colin Farrell is all set to play an undead hero in the remake of the 1985 film Fright Night. The 34-year-old actor plays sweet-talking bloodsucker Jerry in a modern day remake of the cult classic.


It is said that Farrel was the ‘only man‘ for the role. Said director Craig Gillespie "Colin Farrell was the perfect choice to play a charming vampire in Fright Night because he has a dangerous quality about him. 


"We were so lucky to get Colin. It was perfect. He epitomises the character in Fright Night. There‘s a dangerous quality to him and he‘s very charismatic. He‘s a very dark version of what‘s been in the vampire realm these days," he added.


Farrell is relishing the chance to play a blood sucking vampire but admitted he did struggle to keep his character believable.


"Twilight takes a lot of oxygen in a certain audience‘s requirement. It has its place which is great but this is different. I believe it‘s going to be fairly bloody. There‘s not a lot of sex but sex is certainly implied more than once. Hopefully it will work on a plethora of levels, averred Farrell.
 

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