I have to admit, when I heard that a remake was being done of the horror classic Fright Night , I was skeptical. But then, I saw the film and not only really enjoyed the performances and new twists, but also the nods to the original and the roller coaster ride of scares and humor. Needless to say, I jumped at the chance to speak with the intriguing actor for this exclusive phone interview with Collider. Check out what he had to say after the jump:. Question: How did Fright Night come about for you?
David Tennant Exclusive Interview FRIGHT NIGHT
Fright Night () - David Tennant as Peter Vincent - IMDb
Sign in. Eddie Redmayne , Priyanka Chopra Jonas , Antonio Banderas , and others reveal which supervillain they'd most like to play. Watch now. A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead. By day Gerri Dandridge is a sexy professor, but by night she transforms into a real-life vampire with an unquenchable thirst for human blood. So when a group of high school students travel In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.
David Tennant: 'Fright Night role is juicy'
David Tennant has said that the dual nature of his role in Fright Night was what drew him to the horror remake. The Doctor Who star revealed that it was the combination of comedic and dramatic elements that attracted him to the part of vampire hunter Peter Vincent. Tennant went on to reveal that he first became interested in acting when watching episodes of Doctor Who as a child.
Sign in. We gaze into our crystal ball to look at seven Toronto International Film Festival titles to watch for come awards season. Watch the video. A teenager discovers that the newcomer in his neighborhood is a vampire, so he turns to an actor in a television horror show for help dealing with the undead.