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Leaked ‘Vampires Suck’ Hits 100,000 Downloads

Unfinished copy of Fox’s anticipated parody of ”Twilight“ is scheduled to hit theaters Wednesday

An unfinished copy of "Vampires Suck," Fox's the hotly anticipated parody of "Twilight" scheduled to hit theaters Wednesday, has now been downloaded more than 100,000 times since its leak more than a month ago, according to TorrentFreak.

Two years ago, Fox was bitten when a rough copy of "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" leaked online a month before hitting theaters. Reports suggested that more than one million people viewed at least part of the work print. The incident garnered national attention, a rebuke from Fox's upper management, and eventually, a belated arrest.

Despite the hubbub, it was never revealed exactly how the unfinished film ended up online (it also wasn't clear how the piracy influenced box office sales).

Now faced with another major leak, Fox's legal department has quietly become more aggressive, sending takedown requests to torrent sites and Google.

Read more at the Hollywood Reporter.