According to The Hollywood Reporter, Taye Diggs and Anita Briem have both taken roles in the Hyde Park-Platinum Studios horror film, Dead of Night.

The film is shooting in New Orleans.

Also starring in the film are Brandon Routh (Superman Returns) and Sam Huntington (Fanboys).

In the film, Diggs will play Vargas, the ruler of a vampire family, and Briem will play Elizabeth, one of Routh's potential romantic conquests.

The film is being directed by Kevin Munroe (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), from a script by Joshua Oppenheimer and Thomas Dean Donnelly.

The vampire-werewolf-zombie film is based on the 1986 Italian comic series, "Dylan Dog."