You can bring home an adaptation of Darren Shan's novel series home on DVD and BD this coming February. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on February 23, 2010. We have no pricing details but you can take a look at the cover art and special features below. The film stars John C. Reilly, Chris Massoglia, Salma Hayek, Josh Hutcherson, Ken Watanabe and Willem Dafoe.

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Blu-ray

Welcome to the Cirque Du Freak, a traveling sideshow filled with magical creatures, misunderstood freaks, and the mysterious vampire, Larten Crepsley (John C. Reilly). Drawn to the dark, unpredictable world of the Cirque, 16-year-old Darren (Chris Massoglia) decides to trade in his ordinary life for a chance to become an immortal vampire. As Darren explores his newfound powers and faces unexpected enemies, he'll find that his existence as a member of the undead is filled with more challenges, suspense and fun than he ever thought possible. Based on the best-selling book series and co-starring Salma Hayek, Josh Hutcherson, Ken Watanabe, and Willem Dafoe, it's a fast-paced, suspenseful journey critics call, "Imaginative!" (Peter Hall,

Special Features:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • - Guide to Becoming a Vampire: A behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant, including casting, filming the movie's biggest scenes and making the Cirque and its freaks come to life.
  • - Tour du Freak: A behind-the-scenes look at the movie sets of the Cirque.
  • - Additional Deleted Scenes (Blu-ray only)
  • - pocket BLU: USHE's groundbreaking pocket BLU app uses iPhone and iPod touch Wi-Fi connections to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray player and offers advanced features such as: (Blu-ray only)
  • - Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live functions with ease.
  • - Video Timeline: By turning the phone to landscape mode, users will bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the movie.
  • - Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of exclusive bonus content with their Blu-ray discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there's a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy exclusive content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
  • - Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
  • - Pop-Up Keyboard: Enter data into a Blu-ray player with this easy and intuitive keyboard that will facilitate such Blu-ray features as chatting with friends and sending messages