I Kissed a Vampire

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I Kissed a Vampire
Created by Chris Sean Nolan
Laurie Nolan
Directed by Chris Sean Nolan
Starring Lucas Grabeel
Drew Seeley
Adrian Slade
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of episodes 3
Production
Executive producer(s) Mike Slade
Producer(s) Laurie Nolan
Editor(s) David Bekoff
Cinematography Christopher Gosch
Broadcast
Original channel iTunes exclusive
Web series
Original run October 13, 2009 – present
External links
Website

I Kissed a Vampire is a vampire rock musical web series starring Lucas Grabeel, Drew Seeley, and introducing Adrian Slade. It was one of the most popular webseries ever to appear on iTunes and has been made into a film featuring 17 songs. The film premiered in March 2012. The music is written by Frankie Blue, lyrics by Blue and Chris Sean Nolan, and the script is by Laurie Nolan and Nolan. Drew Seeley and Lucas Grabeel both were in High School Musical: The Concert.

Plot[edit]

I Kissed a Vampire is a musical look at the struggles of falling in love when you're in the middle of becoming a vampire. Dylan is terrified when he is bitten by a bat, and then transformed into one of the living dead. His world is turned upside down, and he has to figure out how to balance his budding romance with Sara, the girl next door, and the bloodthirsty desires of his vampire mentor Trey.[1]

Cast[edit]

  • Lucas Grabeel as Dylan Knight
  • Drew Seeley as Trey Sylvania
  • Adrian Slade as Sara Lane
  • Amy Paffrath (Drew Seeley's wife[2]) as Luna Dark
  • Sally Slade (Adrian Slade's sister) as Sally Sucker
  • Katie Seeley (Drew Seeley's sister) as Lydia Bloodworth
  • Mike Slade (Adrian Slade's father) as Dr. Payne
  • Autumn Grabeel (Lucas Grabeel's sister) as Penny Plasma
  • Emily Morris (Lucas Gabreel's girlfriend) as Desiree Damned

Webisodes[edit]

Act 1: Dylan is crazy about his neighbor Sara but when he starts developing fangs and a thirst for O positive he's terrified that if he kisses her he won't be able to stop himself from drinking her blood and draining her dry.[3]

Act 2: Sexy vampire Trey wants a reluctant Dylan to take a bite out of his new life and "go for the throat", but when Dylan refuses, Trey mesmerizes Sara into going to a killer vampire party with him.

Act 3: Dylan starts to kiss a willing Sara but pulls away just in time; frustrated, Sara turns to Trey and falls under his seductive spell while his dancing vampire harem holds Dylan back.

The film[edit]

I Kissed a Vampire
Directed by Chris Nolan
Produced by Laurie Nolan
Written by Chris Nolan
Laurie Nolan
Story by Chris Nolan
Laurie Nolan
Starring Lucas Grabeel
Drew Seeley
Adrian Slade
Music by Frankie Blue
Cinematography Christopher Gosch
Edited by Chris Nolan
Production
  company
Alter Ego Industries
Distributed by Monterey Media
Release date(s)
  • March 30, 2012 (2012-03-30)
Running time 90 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Box office $1,794[4]

I Kissed a Vampire is now a full-length feature film.[5] Monterey Media Inc. is the North American distributor of the film.[6] I Kissed a Vampire was first seen by audiences at the Seattle International Film Festival in June 2010.[7] The limited theatrical release of the film began on March 30, 2012.[8]

Critical reception[edit]

Willow Raine from Ten Gossip.com was seemingly glad to have had the chance to see the film, stating "I have stumbled upon something that you absolutely have to see. Something that is vampire oriented, but is definitely original, and hasn't been done before."[9] PopEater's Jo Piazza also had good things to say about the film saying "We've discovered an answer to our awkward cravings: I Kissed a Vampire, the vampire rock musical that is what would happen if Glee and Twilight had a love child."[10] Video Views.org had positive things to say calling I Kissed a Vampire a "lively, fun film with some great laughs and catchy songs you will find yourself singing long after it's over."[11]

Soundtrack[edit]

I Kissed a Vampire, Season 1
Studio album by Various Artists
Released October 13, 2009
iTunes edition
No. Title Recording artist(s) Length
1. "I Kissed a Vampire Theme"   Frankie Blue 1:52
2. "Don't Click"   Adrian Slade 1:07
3. "Outta My Head"   Lucas Grabeel 2:56
4. "So Cool"   Frankie Blue 0:46
5. "Forbidden Planet"   Adrian Slade 3:02
6. "Trey Arrives"   Frankie Blue 0:40
7. "Love's in Vein"   Drew Seeley & Frankie Blue 3:20
8. "See the Dark"   Frankie Blue 1:01
9. "You Should Come"   Frankie Blue 0:30
10. "Vampire Party"   Frankie Blue 2:53
11. "Just a Little Peck"   Adrian Slade, Drew Seeley, and Lucas Grabeel 3:35
12. "Long, Long, Long Time"   Frankie Blue 0:29
13. "Happily Afterlife"   Adrian Slade, Drew Seeley, and Lucas Grabeel 3:25

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.youtube.com/user/IKAVmusical
  2. ^ "IMDb title fun facts". Amazon.com. IMDb. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  3. ^ http://www.ikissedavampire.com/
  4. ^ I Kissed a Vampire at Box Office Mojo
  5. ^ "IMDb title". IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "monterey media To Release "I Kissed a Vampire" iTunes Web Series Theatrically". indieWire. indieWire. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "IMDb title release dates". IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "IMDb title release dates". IMDb. IMDb. Retrieved 12 April 2011. 
  9. ^ "I Kissed a Vampire and I Liked it". Ten Gossip. Ten Gossip. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  10. ^ "What Do You Get When You Add 'Glee' and 'Twilight' Together? 'I Kissed a Vampire'". Ten Gossip. PopEater. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 
  11. ^ "The Place For The Latest Movie Reviews- 'I Kissed a Vampire'". Video Views. Video Views.org. Retrieved 12 April 2012. 

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