Neill Joins Vampiric Daybreakers

Sam Neill and Ethan Hawke have joined the cast of Lionsgate’s vampire thriller “Daybreakers” reports Screen Daily.

The story takes place in 2017 as of a clandestine group of vampires discovers the key to saving the human race from a plague. Weta Workshop will create the effects on the project.

“Undead” filmmakers Peter and Michael Spierig wrote and directed the film with shooting scheduled to begin in Australia this July.