Lars and the Real Girl Helmer Craig Gillespie to remake Friday Night? Craig Gillespie is in talks to direct a remake of th ’80s horror-comedy Fright Night. The Lars and the Real Girl helmer is currently in negotiations to tackle the project, according to the Los Angeles Times. Th on a teenage boy who discovers that his neighbour is a vampire. The original Fright Night was released in US theatres in 1985.