Pfffft. Who cares about the upcoming Leprechaun franchise reboot, Leprechaun: Origins, when you can have a movie about a leprechaun that turns into a vampire. Want me to sweeten that pot of gold? How about if the director of the 1993 original (Mark Jones) AND the original leprechaun himself (Warwick Davis) are on board? Ladies and gentlemen……get ready for: VAMPRICHAUN!
Recently in a podcast interview, director Mark Jones gave the following info about another possible Leprechaun movie: “They’re doing the Leprechaun reboot without him. And, I said, we should do a new franchise about a vampire who bites a leprechaun. He turns into a little Vamprichaun. Warwick loved the idea and it’s basically a little vampire who bites your ankle instead of your neck and it’s kind of a comedy-horror.”
C’mon now. A leprechaun vampire biting ankles instead of feet? That’s absolutely………..one of the best ideas I’ve ever heard! Yep, sign me up. Now granted, the Leprechaun franchise overstayed it’s welcome well before Ice-T was getting his finger ripped off in the hood, but I would much rather see this version of a reboot than the other upcoming WWE funded one. With 2014 looking light on the horror front anyway, I could use a good horror comedy. And remember, it’s the little things in life that matter the most (wink, wink).