Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant DVD, Blu-ray Announced

Cirque du Freak

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced the DVD and Blu-ray release of the teenage vampire supernatural thriller ‘Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant’ starring John C. Reilly, Chris Massoglia, Salma Hayek, Ray Stevenson, Josh Hutcherson, Willem Dafoe, Ken Watanabe, Jessica Carlson, Patrick Fugit and Orlando Jones.

The DVD and Blu-ray release will include the featurettes: “Guide to Becoming a Vampire” and “Tour du Freak”. No other extra features have been announced at this time.

Synopsis: 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.

‘Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant’ will be available to own beginning February 23, 2010. The official DVD, Blu-ray artwork and bonus features have been added below. ‘Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant’ is available for pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray at!

DVD Features
Audio: English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, English DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround.

  • Guide to Becoming a Vampire
  • Tour du Freak

Blu-ray Features
Audio: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English DVS Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French Canadian DTS 5.1 Surround, Spanish DTS 5.1 Surround.

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