Van Helsing, More Bloodsuckers Found for Vamps


The horror-comedy by Heckerling

Wallace Shawn, Justin Kirk, Dan Stevens and Todd Barry have joined the cast of writer=director Amy Heckerling’s Vamps.

They’ll star alongside Alicia Silverstone, Krysten Ritter, Sigourney Weaver, Richard Lewis and Kristen Johnston.

Shawn will portray Dr. Van Helsing, a well-known vampire expert and hunter; Kirk will portray Vadim, a Russian vampire always on the prowl for a good time; Stevens will portray Joey Van Helsing, a college student smitten with Stacy (Ritter) and; Barry will portray Ivan, blood-thirsty vampire Cisserus’ (Weaver) loyal assistant.

Vamps tells the modern day tale of two young beautiful female vampires (Alicia Silvestone, Krysten Ritter) living the good nightlife in New York until love enters the picture and each has to make a choice that will jeopardize her immortality.

Filming begins this week in Detroit, Michigan.

Source: Press Release