McDowell, Henner, Orth Join “Vamps”

Malcolm McDowell, Marilu Henner and Zak Orth have joined the cast of Amy Heckerling’s vampire romance drama “Vamps” for Red Hour Films.

The contemporary story follows two beautiful young vampires (Alicia Silverstone, Krysten Ritter) who enjoy the New York City nightlife until romance jeopardizes their immortality.

McDowell plays Vlad the Impaler, now living in NYC as the velvet jogging suit-wearing Vlad Tepish. Henner will play a dying woman who gets the chance to resurrect her once-sexy self, Orth will appear as a nerdy friend to the two female characters.

Sigourney Weaver, Kristen Johnston, Richard Lewis, Wallace Shawn, Justin Kirk, Dan Stevens and Todd Barry also star. “Clueless” writer/director Amy Heckerling helms the project which is currently shooting in Detroit. Molly Hassell , Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld are producing.