Colin Farrell joins big budget vampire flick Friday Night Colin Farrell has reportedly join the big budget vampire picture Fright Night. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Colin Farrell will play Jerry, the suave bloodsucker next door played in the 1985 original by Chris Sarandon. Toni Collette will also appear in the movie as the mother of the previously cast Anton Yelchin. Collette’s character finds herself drawn to this charming new addition to the neighborhood, but her son knows the truth about him. Craig Gillespie is directing Fright Night for Disney.