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Fright Night 2 (Video 2013) Poster

(2013 Video)

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Shot in 23 days.
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The film was shot on location in Romania during the winter, where temperatures lingered around -15° Fahrenheit.
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Various visual FX problems prohibited the filmmakers from utilizing a single take for the surveillance camera death scene as originally intended.
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The Peter Vincent character was modeled after Bear Grylls.
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The producers interviewed a lot of potential candidates to direct, but they chose Eduardo Rodriguez when he pitched the innovative idea of telling the vampire's backstory in an animated comic segment. Rodriguez conceived the sequence as a way to slash costs and lighten the shooting schedule.
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In the original Fright Night, the 'Gerri Dandridge' character was a male vampire named Jerry Dandridge. The original Fright Night Part II featured Jerry's sister Regina Dandridge as the villain. Hence, both versions of Fright Night were followed by a sequel where the male vampire is replaced with a female vampire.
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Once he was in makeup, Chris Waller was so into his part that director Eduardo Rodriguez had to keep reminding him that he wasn't really a vampire.
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Producers considered moving the opening scene to the end of the film to create the illusion that the vampire had been resurrected.
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The explosion of the gas station was shot on a soundstage. Originally filmmakers planned to shoot at the practical location, but weather conditions and roadblock issues prevented them from setting the pumps ablaze.
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It sporadically snowed during the film's shoot, which caused various headaches during the production including creating continuity from one shot to the next.
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After an exhaustive search, the crew found a practical location where they could film Gerri and Charley's apartments across the street from one another.
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For their confrontation in the bathroom, Chris Waller and Sean Power performed all of their own stunts except for the brief segment in which the mirror is broken.
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Matt Venne dazzled the producers and director by composing the first draft of the screenplay in a week. The script then underwent two months of revisions as he took suggestions and further developed the story and characters.
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A breakaway section was designed for Gerri's coffin so they could actually shoot Charley hiding inside of it.
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The scene in which the protagonists descend the staircase and enter the subway car was designed as one continuous tracking shot, but the sequence was edited down to quicken the pace of the film.
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Spoilers 

The trivia items below may give away important plot points.

During the scene in which the principal characters are submerged in a pool of blood, production had to be halted because it was so cold that Jaime Murray was visibly displaying signs of hypothermia.
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For the scene in which the young woman is being drained of blood, they had to stop shooting several times because the fake blood was gushing into the actress's nose and mouth.
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This is not a remake of the sequel it is another remake of the original fright night but set in another country and with a female vampire
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For the scene in which the vampire's shadow trails across the wall behind the old woman, the crew tried to employ practical visual effects on-set but it took so long to get the shadow to properly align that they decided to achieve the effect digitally instead.
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For the scene in which Gerri leaps from her window with a body over her shoulder, the weather was below freezing and flying harness was causing the stuntwoman excruciating pain. Director Eduardo Rodriguez later expressed guilt that he made the woman do repeated takes of the scene.
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