Opening tomorrow is “Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant”. The movie is directed by Paul Weitz and it’s an adaptation of “The Saga of Darren Shan”, a very popular book series by Darren Shan. Since the movie couldn’t combine all twelve books, they’ve taken the first three and used that as the story. Obviously if the film is successful, they’ll use the rest of the series to make more movies.
Anyway, Universal recently held a press day and I was able to speak with John C. Reilly. We talked about if he went after the role or did it come to him, what it was like to film in Louisiana, how familiar was he with the series, and he talked about his next project “Cedar Rapids”. Check out what he said after the jump:
Finally, click here for some clips from “Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant”.
John C. Reilly
- Walk Hard t-shirt talk
- How familiar was he with the books and did he go after the role
- How much does he prepare for his roles
- Filming the action
- Filming in Louisiana
- Talks about his next project Cedar Rapids