We've got an exclusive image of Taye Diggs in Dead of Night

We've got an exclusive sneak peek at one of the characters from Dead of Night, the supernatural action comedy thriller now shooting in New Orleans; you can see a larger version after the jump.

The image shows Taye Diggs as Vargas, the sleek and sinister leader of a family of vampires in the movie, which is based on the top-selling 1986 Italian comic-book series Dylan Dog by Tiziano Sclavi. (Click the image below for a larger version.)


Taye Diggs as Vargas (David James)

Hyde Park Group and Platinum Studios is producing the vampire/werewolf/zombie movie, which stars Superman Returns' Brandon Routh and Sam Huntington and Journey to the Center of the Earth's Anita Briem.

Routh plays a private investigator who investigates the murder of his friend in a New Orleans populated by undead and supernatural creatures. Kevin Munroe (TMNT) is directing from a screenplay by Joshua Oppenheimer and Thomas Dean Donnelly (Sahara).

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