Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (2009)

Meet Darren. He's sixteen going on immortal.

  • Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Thriller
  • Release Date: 2009-10-23
  • User Rating: 5.8/10 from 1055 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 49min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Universal Pictures
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Paul Weitz
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Darren Shan is a regular teenage kid. He and his friend Steve find out about a Freak Show coming to town and work hard at trying to find tickets. They do, and together they go to "Cirque du Freak" where they see many strange acts including a wolf-man and a bearded lady

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  • Chris Massoglia

    as Darren Shan
  • John C. Reilly

    as Larten Crepsley
  • Josh Hutcherson

    as Steve
  • Patrick Fugit

    as Evra the Snake Boy
  • Salma Hayek Pinault

    as Madame Truska
  • Jessica Carlson

    as Rebecca
  • Michael Cerveris

    as Mr. Tiny
  • Ray Stevenson

    as Murlaugh
  • Morgan Saylor

    as Annie
  • Don McManus

    as Mr. Shan
  • Ken Watanabe

    as Mr. Tall
  • Orlando Jones

    as Alexander Ribs
  • Frankie Faison

    as Rhamus Twobellies
  • Willem Dafoe

    as Gavner Purl
  • Kristen Schaal

    as Gertha Teeth
  • Patrick Breen

    as Mr. Kersey
  • Tom Woodruff Jr.

    as Wolfman
  • Jane Krakowski

    as Corma Limbs
  • Drew Rin Varick

    as Loaf Head
  • Colleen Camp

    as Mrs. Shan
  • Lo Graham

    as Student in Hallway and Classroom
  • Beau Holden

    as Trucker
  • Trey Burvant

    as Singing Dad
  • Daniel Newman

    as Pete
  • Brandon Molale

    as Vampaneze (uncredited)
  • Gino Galento

    as Madame Truska's Man (uncredited)
  • Sam Medina

    as Madame Truska's Man (uncredited)
  • Cody Klop

    as Voice
Writing Darren Shan Original Story
Writing Paul Weitz Screenplay
Directing Paul Weitz Director
Writing Brian Helgeland Screenplay
Crew Sachin Bangera Technical Supervisor
Visual Effects Julie D'Antoni Visual Effects
Visual Effects David Wallace Allen Visual Effects Supervisor
Art Randall D. Wilkins Set Designer
Art Rick Newsome Storyboard Designer
Visual Effects Jerad Marantz Character Designer
Production Lauren Shuler Donner Producer
Camera J. Michael Muro Director of Photography
Editing Leslie Jones Editor
Production Paul Weitz Producer
Production John Swallow Co-Producer
Production Kerry Kohansky-Roberts Executive Producer
Production Dan Kolsrud Executive Producer
Production Ewan Leslie Producer
Production Rodney Liber Executive Producer
Production Andrew Miano Producer
Production Courtney Pledger Executive Producer
Production Sarah Radclyffe Executive Producer
Art William Arnold Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Judianna Makovsky Costume Design
Sound Stephen Trask Original Music Composer