VIDEO: ‘The Vampire’s Assistant’ Trailer

The Weitz family is really getting into this Vampire thing.

The trailer for Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assitant has just been released, directed by Paul Weitz, the brother of New Moon director Chris Weitz.

The movie, like other popular Vampire sensations Twilight and True Blood, is based on a series of books by author Darren Shan.

According to the IMDB page, the film centers on a young boy named Darren Shan, who meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a Vampire. After a series of events Darren must leave his normal life and go on the road with the Cirque Du Freak and become a Vampire himself.

The film stars John C. Reilly, Jane Krakowski, Salma Hayek, along with newcomer Josh Hutcherson.

Will you shell out the dough to see this new Vampire flick when it hits theatres on October 23? Share your thoughts on the trailer in the comments!

Tags: Chris Weitz