Ethan Hawke in Daybreakers

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Earlier today the International Film Festival confirmed that Daybreakers, Ethan Hawke‘s latest , had been chosen to screen during this year’s .

The film, which was directed by , is set in 2019 after a plague has turned most of the Earth’s population into .

Farming the remaining humans as a source of blood, the world is on the brink of collapse, and the human race is nearing extinction. The only hope is that a vampire scientist, played by Hawke, can find a blood substitute.

co-stars as Charles, a character described in the press notes as a “capitalistic blood baron” and plays Elvis, the leader of the human survivors.

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Daybreakers - poster

Daybreakers - poster

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