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First Look: Brandon Routh as Dylan Dog in Dead of Night!

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May 6, 2009

Dylan Dog

Earlier this week, a few websites were flown down to New Orleans to check out the set of Dead of Night, the adaptation of the Dark Horse comic Dylan Dog. Ex-Superman Brandon Routh stars as Dylan, a penniless nightmare investigator who investigates the murder of his friend in a New Orleans populated by undead and supernatural creatures. Five of the websites who attended the set visit have debuted the first batch of photos from the film, including our first look at Routh as Dylan, Sam Huntington as his sidekick Marcus, and Taye Diggs as Vargas, the leader of a family of vampires. Check out all of the photos below.

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Dead of Night
Taye Diggs - Dead of Night
Sam Huntington - Dead of Night

Any of the photos can be clicked on for full-size versions. Dylan Dog is an Italian comic series created by Tiziano Sclavi that was first published in 1986. The series was brought over to the US by Dark Horse Comics, where Hellboy's Mike Mignola gave it a revamp with new cover art. Platinum Studios and Hyde Park Films are bringing us this adaptation, with a screenplay written by Joshua Oppenheimer and Thomas Dean Donnelly. Directing is Kevin Munroe, of the animated TMNT previously. Even though these photos may look bland, don't fear, because Dead of Night is packed full of vampires, werewolves, and zombies.

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Reader Feedback - 12 Comments

1

And what about Groucho? Hey i am italian and Dylan Dog was my favorite comic... good old days.

FlaWiio on May 6, 2009

2

Sounded cool until I heard vampires

Dan W on May 6, 2009

3

Wow Dylan Dog. This is good stuff. I doubt there's even a large fanbase for this, at least one that keeps up with news like this mainstream. I used to read these in Italy.

Hey Ya on May 6, 2009

4

Vampire on a cell phone ... scary!

Jason on May 6, 2009

5

WoW what a horrible miscast.

Tom on May 7, 2009

6

I smell "The Spirit."

clippersman on May 7, 2009

7

What has Clark Kent gotten himself into?

Cmurder on May 7, 2009

8

Don't know to much about this... Seems pretty cool though.

blake on May 7, 2009

9

Good stuff.

Fisherr on May 7, 2009

10

hey guys Read my Blog "3 Dead Days of Nite" @ myspace.com/doriandardar to learn about how the King of All Shaman-Ninjas got the drop on Ol' Dylan Dog!

badninja9 on May 10, 2009

11

Wow.... Brandon Routh is soooo cool....

Chika on Jul 15, 2009

12

wooww Brandon Routh is so handsome..! I think he's the most suitable actor to act as Dylan Dog.. I'm waiting for your next film..

salmah.. on Sep 30, 2009

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