Ethan Hawke gets his vampire on in 'Daybreakers'
But apparently, vampires, regardless of what cache they hold, are the new Cabbage Patch Dolls of the pop culture moment. (And if you don't know about that 80s phenomenon, go ask someone of the John Hughes generation.)
From HBO's "True Blood," to The CW's "The Vampire Diaries," to BBC America's "Being Human," those bloodsuckers are draining every drop they can from the current popularity. And now Ethan Hawke is getting in the game with the January 2010 release of "Daybreakers."
The flick is all about a plague that has swept the Earth's population, transforming the majority into vampires. Humans are now endangered, forced into hiding as thy are hunted and farmed for vampire consumption to the brink of extinction. That is, until Hawke (Edward Dalton), a vampire researcher who is seeking his own version of True Blood -- a blood substitute to save them all. What is it with the name Edward and the undead anyway?
Check out the trailer and decide are these set of vampires the new sexy...